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Cigar Box style Concert Ukuleles

These comfortable-to-play and compact Concert ukuleles are in the sweet spot between the Tenor and the Soprano Ukulele sizes, the 15"scale is ideal for C-tuning Low G or High G.

Cigar Box Concert ukulele in recycled mahoganywhere possible, made from native or recycled furniture woods as well as offcuts from other instruments,  FSC/ plantation-grown and Urban harvested timbers, 

The mahogany standard model seen here can be ordered through my Etsy shop, all other woods will be limited editions, sold only when available. Woods currently available include London plane(from central London), English Cherry, Brown oak, English oak, Tulipwood, Primavera, African Mahogany, recycled mahogany,  Recycled Obeche,  Mango, Acacia,  English and American Walnut, Swiss pear,  Red Gum /Satin Walnut and Maple.  hardwood soundboards or Spruce/yellow Cedar/Red Cedar/Redwood or Pine.  I may be able to build an instrument from your own saved/recycled timbers for 25% extra.   

Message me through my Etsy shop page or drop me an email if you are interested in reserving one of the upcoming instruments or placing an order.

6 months from the order request for these at present.     With padded gig bag starting at £625 plus shipping   (2022/23)

15" concert scale length.  High or low G string options are available.     Bone nut and saddle (36mm nut  -  42mm at saddle spacing )  (Corian on request)
Fingerboards this year will be Chacate Preto,  Rocklite or ebony, depending on the model,     plantation Rosewood will return soon as the CITES situation is being amended.   

Standard Model: Mahogany body, neck. (Cherry or cigar box Cedar is an option too)   Chacate Preto fingerboard  padded gig bag starting at £625 plus shipping   (2022/23)

Danish oil or French Polished.   Waterbased Laquer is also an option if harder wear or gloss varnish needed
Gotoh or Klusion sealed mini tuners,  D'Addario or martin Fluorocarbon as standard, High and Low G    Aquila and GHS black nylon available.  The gig bag is a Concert size.

Cigar Box Concert ukulele in recycled mahogany

Cigar Box Concert ukulele in recycled mahogany

Cigar Box Concert ukulele in recycled mahogany

Cigar Box Concert ukulele in recycled mahogany

Cigar Box Concert ukulele in recycled mahogany

Be Thou my Vision  (With tabs)

I have noted down the tab for this with the basic melody line

also in staff notation and chords:  US Letter size,   A4 Sheet size  PDF format

Making your own Cigar Box Ukulele

Ukulele example on a printed set of plans

Plans to build your own Concert Cigar Box Ukulele are available on my plans Download page here:

Printed plans also available from my etsy shop or direct from me.