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Madrone tenor ukulele

O.K. the little Treukes wend down well, I can always make more when required. Most of my ukes have pick-up systems in them, but occasionally I make one without, just pure sound. The pictures below are of a little beauty … Continue reading

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Treuke – what’s that

Happy New Year everyone. Here is a nice little bit of fun I have just made, I call it a “Treuke”. The ‘UKE’ bit comes from it being a soprano ukulele scale-length, and the ‘TRE’ bit is Welsh for three; … Continue reading

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Charity auction guitar

The guitar, a Leisa style, number 4069 is called “Brainwaves” and was made to combine my luthier skills with the inspiring award winning artwork of Edward Hunter. The design on the front panel is a coloured visualisation of a real … Continue reading

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New website

Welcome to the new Shapelywood.com by Richard Cross. I am currently in the process of building a new website with new information about my instruments. Over the next few weeks you will begin to see more models appear on the … Continue reading

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