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Gallery of sold instruments

CG-15

Classical guitar with mahogany top and sides and seven-piece back with three stripes of padauk between mahogany. Neck is Spanish cedar with mahogany details. black ebony fretboard and bridge. Bone nut…

AG-1

Acoustic guitar with Canadian cedar belly , red gum back and sides, mahogany neck, black ebony fretboard and bridge, red gum binding, bone saddle and nut, abalone rosette, mother of pearl fret markers…

CG-11 Cowboy Classical

Classical guitar, African mahogany sides, top, seven-piece back, neck, ebony fret board and bridge, bone nut and saddle. Light weight and barebones “cowboy classical” with fantastic loud clear and bal…

CG-10 Coronavirus

Classical guitar “The CoronaVirus” with curly mahogany belly , curly fiddleback maple back and sides, mahogany neck, black ebony fretboard and bridge, mahogany binding and curly maple and abalone coro…

CG-2 (1/4 size Guitar)

Quarter-size (about the size of a tenor ukulele) classical guitar with red cedar belly , (unrecorded) back and sides, mahogany neck, ebony fretboard and bridge, mahogany bindings, abalone and mother o…

UKU-B-20 (Little Lonely)

Baritone ukulele (can be strung as tenor) with sides and back from rosewood flooring, redwood top, mahogany neck, Macassar ebony fret board and bridge (fretboard inlaid with “Little Lonely” script, Ru…

UKU-T-19

Tenor ukulele with claro walnut back and sides, red cedar top, ebony fret board and bridge, mahogany neck, dark banding, abalone purfling, fret markers, sound hole rosette, bone nut and saddle, PegHed…

UKU-T-18

Tenor ukulele with meter stick sides, back, head veneer. (Collector: unknown)

UKU-T-17

Tenor ukulele with zebrawood sides and back, abalone inlays, mahogany neck with slotted head, ebony head stock veneer, ivroid banding, Rubner tuning machines. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBYuh…

EG-1

Electric guitar commissioned by The Suneaters band. To save some money, we agreed to use neck and electronics from a brand new Gretsch Electromatic (plus an upgraded bridge) to create a guitar modeled…

UKU-T-13

Tenor ukulele with myrtlewood sides and back  padauk binding, western red cedar top, herring bone rosette, Macassar ebony fretboard and bridge, bone nut and saddle, Rubner tuning machines. ht…

UKU-T-11-L

Left-handed tenor ukulele, zebrawood back and sides, cedar top, cocobolo fretboard and bridge, bone nut and saddle, slotted head, Rubner engraved tuning machines. (collection: William Smith, MD)

UKU-S-10 “X”

Friend and fellow artist, Koichi Yamamoto, and I traded some of his prints and kites for my sweet little slotted-head low-G “X” soprano ukulele which he’s carried and played all over the world! A year…

UKU-S-5

Soprano ukulele with fir top (very old vertical grain fir salvaged from demolished Linwood School), maple neck, sides and back, bocote bridge and fret board with heart-shaped markers, heart-shaped sou…