A liberation of sorts…

A liberation of sorts…

Every once in a while an ukulele takes on a special significance as it makes it’s way through the shop. This particular mango 5-string is one of those. I started this ukulele one year before my Dad died just as he started a steep decline that would eventually...
Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

This story is part of our ongoing series about what makes our luthier Dave, tick. I used to ride motorcycles in my youth. It would have been back in the early to mid-70s. I really enjoyed it. It seems like a weird thing to be getting back into, especially at 57 years...
I didn’t think “someday” would come so soon

I didn’t think “someday” would come so soon

This story is part of our ongoing series about what makes our luthier Dave, tick. I’ve always known in the back of my mind that someday I would stop racing bicycles. It wasn’t an actual day, it was just a pragmatic notion that the day would eventually...
We’re working to re-open our t-shirt shop

We’re working to re-open our t-shirt shop

Our print-on-demand shirt shop closed up a while back and we’ve finally decided on a new vendor. We’re going with Zazzle now and we’re working on developing a new set of t-shirts. We’ll revive some of our old designs and also develop some new...
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...