Hand made instruments of distinction

6 String Tenor Ukulele

The design brief for this instrument has been a involved one, with lot’s of ideas going back and forth. What was settled upon will be quite unique in it’s use of very rare timbres, and design elements that you could only get in a custom build. Read More...

Slot Head Tenor Guitar

I’ve had several requests by clients whom have bought ukuleles from me about building a steel string tenor guitar tuned to GCEA as ukuleles regularly are. So, with a bit of free time between projects and after a lot of research on scale lengths and string choice I’m embarking on one based around my ukulele baritone body, but with a 22” scale length. Read More...

One on one instruction

Bee is a mate of mine that has wanted to build a ukulele for quite some time, and we finally have an opportunity where our schedules allow the time. I’ll be building an identical concert size uke in Tasmanian Blackwood. Demonstrating the procedures and then Bee will be able to do the same to his build. Read More...

Blackwood Baritone with Engelmann Top

This Baritone in Tasmanian Blackwood and Engelmann Spruce top is being built with a linear string set of GCEA in mind. So a scale length of 20” is the best option at this tuning. Read More...

Ukulele Klass Event - Cairns 2013

This year once again my partner Micheal Connor and myself have instructed 10 students in building a tenor size pineapple ukulele from Australian Blackwood. The Cairns Woodworkers Guild hosts this event each year. It’s a great venue, and the catering provided by the ladies from the Guild is always outstanding. Read More...