Back in the shop

Back in the shop

We took a little time off after getting back from Reno to rest our hands and wrists. But now we’re back at it. Dad and I had a great time in Reno seeing lots of old friends and making many more. Thank you so much everyone who stopped in to see us. The Reno...
The oldest ukulele in the world?

The oldest ukulele in the world?

I came across a piece of “Mammoth” Kauri wood (Agathis australis) from New Zealand the other day. I didn’t know it was Kauri when I first saw it, I just noticed that this particular plank of wood, in a mixed bin of various hardwoods, was perfectly...

Look what we stole from the Borg ship!

Our new fret slotting machine finally arrived and it is supa-cool! It’s so easy to use, works like a dream and look at it…it’s cool! I want to leave it out on the bench all the time just because it’s so great! It’s got all sorts of screws and...