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"The Ukulele And You" at the NAMM Museum of making music
Tiki King
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Joined: Jun 13, 2002
Posts: 562
From: Lush tropical Santa Cruz, CA.
Posted: 2007-08-02 2:18 pm   Permalink

A couple of my hand built Tiki Ukuleles
are going to be on display at the
NAMM Museum of making music,
in a show entitled
"The Ukulele and You:
America’s Enduring Love of the Jumping Flea"
showcasing litteraly hundreds of the coolest Ukes from
throughout history, as well as awesome new
Ukuleles from modern luthiers.
go here for more info...

Here is one of the Ukes I am showing...

A concert scale Mahogany and Spruce Pineapple Tiki-Lele
Book matched Mahogany back and sides,
Mahogany neck and fretboard,(15 frets) one piece
spruce top, Tortoise binding
top and bottom,
Tortoise and fiber rosette,
Ivoroid "snow flake" position markers,
Ivoroid triangle side "dots"
Fiber and mahogany pendeloque.
(that little ornament at the bottom of the body under the bridge)

www.tikiking.com Neat Tiki and Ukulele Stuff
www.download.com/tikiking Hear the King sing!

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Joined: Aug 16, 2007
Posts: 5
From: Los Angeles
Posted: 2007-08-16 10:50 pm   Permalink

That's beautiful! I love the details - the tiki on the headstock, the crown motif on the bridge, the pineapple shape. It's a genuine work of art. Amazing work!


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Joined: Feb 05, 2006
Posts: 107
From: Eugene, OR
Posted: 2007-08-20 10:30 am   Permalink

Hello Tiki King!!

Rick Turner sent me photos of this entire show
on email! It looks to be amazing!!!

I love your uke- the bridge and the headstock.
Very, very nice!!

I was almost in this show, but I completed my first hand-built art uke right as the deadline passed (Lou Reimuller built it, I painted it).

Here's the link to mine:

Everyone should go see this show!!


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