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Just a few more days until Reno!

Just a few more days until Reno!

We are nearly set for Reno! We're starting to pack and we can't wait to see everyone at the show. Pops is very excited to be going too and we're stoked he can come along. We've got our new little van to haul all our stuff and we're checking all the little details. See...

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The Great Ukulele Campout of Southern California

Here's a unique event for our Southern California friends or friends who like to travel to and camp out in Southern California. It's the Great Ukulele Campout of Southern California, June 5-7, 2015 at the McGill Campground, Mt. Pino, Frazier Park, CA. It is described...

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Ukulollo & Craig Chee – Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Ukulollo & Craig Chee – Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Ukulollo is Lorenzo Vignando, an Italian Ukulele player from Lucca – Tuscany. We got to meet him and his Opus Ensemble in October 2013 on the Uke Train in Virginia City, Nevada. Terrific people and very talented musicians. You can hear more Ukulollo...

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The Happy Ukulele

The Happy Ukulele is an idea or perhaps a point of view. It’s a way of looking at the world from a positive perspective and trying to move in that direction.

With that in mind, we’ll be showcasing our handbuilt, custom ukuleles. We’ll link to videos of musicians we dig and post other other elements that align with our perspective on our blog.

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The Happy Ukulele…yep, that’s us. It’s our custom shop.

Cutting edge ukuleles designed and built in Carmichael, California. Each one is unique and we try to build as green as we can.
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Go to Iriguchi Ukuleles!

Established in 2009

We built our first ukulele in June 2009. It’s been an intriguing journey ever since.

Building Green

We don’t use many exotic woods, both for cost and environmental reasons. We figure if we can get good tone from simple woods and leave the exotic trees growing, so much the better.

Fearless Design

Our designs are limited only by our imagination. As long as we get good sound we’ll try anything!