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Christian Druery Guitars

Guitar Luthier Ukulele

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Checkout the Ko'olau Guitar & Ukulele listing for an idea of what I can do. I'm a big fan of their instruments and play a custom Ko'olau CS Tenor, actually have two as one is a back up in training.

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From a very early age, I have had a fascination with guitars. I love everything about them; their beautiful shapes - so sculptural in nature, the detailed inlay work, the absolute exactness, the many different sounds that they can produce, the hidden bracing patterns engineered precisely for strength and to best promote sound, and most of all - created from one of this earths greatest resource and eternal friend of mine, the Tree.

There is a wonderful quote which I read the first day I started to study luthierie, I'll never forget it. It was inscribed on an Elizabethan lute, and it sums up the relationship between the tree and the instrument.

> I was alive in the forest, > I was cut by the cruel axe. > In life I was silent, > In death I sweetly sing.

I began properly playing guitar at age 16. I was no virtuoso, but I loved to workout songs that were playing on the radio at that time. Unfortunately by the time I could play them, they were ancient history. Never the less, from listening intently, I developed a good ear.

I studied Art at school, design, sculpture. Funnily enough I hated woodwork, yet I began to use wood in my sculpture bending it and shaping it in a way that seemed quite impossible.

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Just browsing over both books, they look fantastic! I'm a guitarist and uke player for over 25 years and was thinking about writing a ukulele book but you've already written what I think are the best, most comprehensive and thorough books I've ever seen for the instrument. I just might end up buying every book you've written and I'll be giving my highest recommendation for your books to my friends and students. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such great books!Peter Rhee

Aloha, Curt, All I can say is WOW! What you have accomplished is simply incredible! All the bestGlen Hirabayashi, The Aloha Boys

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I can highly recommend Curt's Uke books — I have four of them and they are excellent.fatveg — Portland

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