Archive for the ‘Luthiers’ Category

Candelas Ukulele

Candelas are best known for their guitars, which the legendary Andres Segovia called the finest guitars in the world, but make a range of fretted instruments including ukuleles (and a rather fetching mariachi guitarron). Candelas is currently headed by Tomas Delgado, grandson of the Candelas’s founder Candelario Delgado. I’m particularly taken by their copies of […]

JC Clark Ukuleles

Jack Clark is a Nebraska-based luthier. He makes some great looking ukes – I’m particularly taken with this soprano Lyon and Healy Shrine reproduction. You can find out more on his website and follow his work on his blog. Review Mark ‘Spanky’ Gutierrez reviews a 6 string tenor Jack Clark uke. On Video Mark Gutierrez […]

Lichty Ukuleles

North Carolina guitar and ukulele maker Jay Lichty was kind enough to answer a few questions about himself and his ukes. You can find out more on and friend him up on Facebook. How long have you been building and how did you get started building ukuleles? My first uke was the direct result […]

DeVine Ukuleles

Eric DeVine is a Maui-based custom ukulele and guitar maker with an impressive client list that includes Eddie Vedder, Kimo Hussey and Jack Johnson. His basic ukes start in the $3,000-$3,500 range with various blinging options available. You can find out more and contact him on his website On Video Kimo Hussey lays out on […]

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