Cigar Box style Concert Ukuleles
These comfortable to play and compact Concert ukuleles are in the sweet spot between the Tenor and the Soprano Ukulele sizes, the 15"scale is ideal for C tuning Low G or High G.
where possible made from native or recycled furniture woods as well as offcuts from other instruments, FSC/ plantation-grown and Urban harvested timbers,
The mahogany standard model seen here can be ordered through my Etsy shop, all other woods will be limited editions, sold only when available to buy. Woods currently available include London plane(from central London), English Cherry, Brown oak, English oak, Tulipwood, Primavera, African Mahogany, recycled mahogany, Recycled Obeche, Mango, Acacia, English and American Walnut, Swiss pear, Red Gum /Satin Walnut and Maple. hardwood soundboards or Spruce/yellow Cedar/Red Cedar/Redwood or Pine. I may be able to build an instrument from your own saved/recycled timbers for 25% extra.
Message me through my Etsy shop page or drop me an email if you are interested reserving one of the upcoming instruments or to place an order.
4-5 months from the order for these at present.
15" concert scale length. High or low G string options available. Bone nut and saddle (36mm nut - 42mm at saddle spacing ) (Corian on request)
Fingerboards this year will be Chacate preto, Rocklite or ebony depending on the model, plantation Rosewood will return soon as the CITES situation is being amended.
Standard Model : Mahogany body, neck. (Cherry or cigar box Cedar is an option too) Chacate Preto fingerboard padded gig bag £550 plus shipping (2020/21)
Danish oil or French Polished. Waterbased Laquer also an option if harder wear or gloss varnish needed
Gotoh or Klusion sealed mini tuners, D'addarrio or martin Fluorocarbon as standard, High and Low G Aquila and GHS black nylon available. Gig bag is a Concert size.
Be Thou my Vision (With tabs)
I have noted down the tab for this with the basic melody line
Making your own Cigar Box Ukulele
Plans to build your own Concert Cigar Box Ukulele are available on my plans Download page here:
Printed plans also available from my etsy shop or direct from me.