The Rebel Ukulele
The Rebel is a small team of designers and experienced luthiers working collaboratively to create only high quality custom guitars and ukuleles. Started in 2011, with the desire to make only finely handcrafted instruments that express unique designs, well-seasoned materials, outstandingly responsive tones and playing characteristics, we have been handcrafting instruments for not only discerning musicians but also collectors who love one-off masterpiece instruments.
Whetstone Music Luthier
Scott’s line of Whetstone ukuleles are inspired by the old Martin ukes from the 30’s, and they clearly embody those classic proportions and vintage vibe. Combined with spectacular materials and superb craftsmanship, these instruments are sure to dazzle your senses and inspire your playing.
Ryan's Ukes Luthier
Ryan picked up a ukulele a few years ago and hasn't looked back.Ryan is a music minister in a church and has found it to be a new avenue of music ministry. After playing a bit, Ryan looked around for a more advanced instrument. There were many choices available, but not "exactly" what he was looking for. In his my internet search, he came across a wonderful guitar and ukulele builder, Jay Lichty.
EJ Henderson Guitars and Ukuleles Luthiers
I began making instruments with my dad as a means to pay off my law school loans and ended up loving it so much I decided to put a pin in me endeavors to pursue a career in environmental law and instead learn all I can from my dad in order to preserve and carry on his incredible trade. I had no idea I would enjoy making instruments for people as much as I do, but since it has become such an exciting pastime I have decided to try my hand at being a luthier. Nestled here in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, I am surround by incredibly talented musicians and instrument builders, the most talented of which being my dad, Wayne Henderson.
DJ Morgan Ukuleles Luthiers
All of DJ Morgan Ukuleles are completely handmade, all wood components are individually crafted by David Morgan, including the kerfed linings. The only finished components Ihe buy are the strings, fret wire and the tuners.
After thirty-five years as a cabinet maker and joiner of which the last sixteen were as a business owner, I decided in 2013 to give it all up and spend the rest of my working life building ukuleles.
Sparrow Ukuleles Luthiers
At Sparrow Ukuleles their goal is to provide world class quality at a reasonable and accessible price. All of there instruments are designed and manufactured in Richmond, Va. Their focus on steel string, magnetic pickup ukes that sound and play wonderfully. The Alnico magnet pickups are custom designed and hand wound their our shop to provide rich, warm tone and sonic versatility. In addition to our standard models, they also take custom orders, so feel free to inquire! Be sure to stop by and check out Sparrow Ukuleles!
Te Kaha - Ukuleles & Guitars Luthiers
Hand crafted in Polynesia the center of the ukulele world Woody Howard uses the finest wood, rare “Tou” Cordia Subcordata . With this fine wood and his long experience in wood working, Woody produces very fine instruments. “Tou” (as it is called in Tahiti, Kou in Hawaiian) has great tonal properties and a rich smooth look and feel. Tou wood was reserved only for the high ranking polynesiens because of it's rarity and qualities.