( from listing's submission ) - Fred can build the ukulele of your dreams! We offer many models: soprano, concert, tenor, and taropatch (8-string). If you want something different, just ask! Woods used are mahogany, koa, curly mango, walnut, chakte kok, and more.
(from their site) - All Kerry Char guitars feature solid wood construction from some of the finest woods the world has to offer: rosewoods from Brazil and India, Koa from the Hawaiian Islands, mahogany from Africa and Honduras, various spruces: European, Sitka, Engelman, and Western Red Cedar. This is only a partial list of the tone woods available. Given the new wave of alternative tone woods, (curly walnut [Claro], myrtlewood and African black wood, to name a few,) players have an even greater choice in tone woods than ever before.
Each Greenfield Guitar is crafted and constructed by me, in my Montreal shop. They incorporate many of the latest techniques and proprietary design features while still being handcrafted in the time honoured tradition of the master guitarmakers of generations past. It is my philosophy that a truly extraordinary instrument is the result of the meticulous selection of the finest woods, materials and careful construction; along with a clear vision of the end result and a consistency of skills and techniques throughout.
One of the worlds finest classical guitar builders in the world is now one of the worlds finest ukulele builders.
Ukulele Hall of Fame Expo 2004 - I had the pleasure of playing a few of Augustino LoPrinzi's ukulele at the expo show September 2004 and the are amazing. Light, responsive and reasonable priced for the quality they are. they could easily cost $1000 more than the current price.
Here is a nice article titled The Duke of Uke from the St. Petersburg Times.
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( from listing's site ) - Lubos Naprstek was born 1964 in the Czech Republic outside of Prague in a city called Kladno. This part of Czech Republic is known by big tradition of instruments making-playing and a lot of Jazz, Bluegrass and Classical music lovers.
Master luthiers, Bruce and Matt Petros, hand create resonant, rich, steel and nylon string guitars for the mature, discerning, fingerstyle player who is ready to own, and play, the very best.
( from listing's site ) - Roberts Luthiery is dedicated to the design and construction of Premium Quality Custom Flat-top, Archtop, and Resonator Guitars as well as mandolins, ukeleles and banjos. Using only the best materials, time-tested methods, and state of the art design, Roberts can create your dream acoustic stringed instrument.
Content is always being added and updated. So check-in often. Thanks, Curt
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