Welcome to my website. Mahalo for your interest. I build custom, handcrafted Hawaian 'ukuleles and guitars. I specialize in building 'ululeles and guitars using the finest Hawaiian Koa and other Hawaiian exotic hardwoods.
E komo mai!
My name is Dennis Lake and welcome to my workshop. Here you will find pictures of different ‘Ukuleles and Guitars that I have created over the years. Creating Custom Hawaiian ‘Ukulele and Guitars is my passion and it shows in the workmanship of my instruments. Each instrument is hand crafted from the finest material and each detail is painstakingly controlled to create the most beautiful music.
Your Hawaiian guitar and ‘ukulele will be made in my shop on the southern slope of Mauna Loa out of the wood and material you select. This means that each custom guitar or 'ukulele is as individual as your style of music. If you order one of my musical instruments you will have a “One of a Kind” treasure that will last a lifetime.
Since my production is limited to what I can produce myself, I have the luxury of being able to give each customer individual attention. I make no more than 30 `Ukulele and a handful of Guitars each year.
Whether you are just starting out or have been playing for years a new custom Hawaiian guitar or ‘ukulele is a great way to reward yourself.
The process for getting your own custom Hawaiian instrument is easy. Contact me either by email or by phone. Once you have decided on the custom Hawaiian ‘ukulele or guitar you would like, we will pick out the wood, trim, finish, and any special inlays you might want. Once a $250 non-refundable deposit is received your place on the schedule set and the price is guaranteed. When all the details have been determined and construction on your new guitar/’ukulele is ready to begin you will need to pay half of the price.
Your new custom made guitar or ‘ukulele will be in your hands usually 2-3 months after I start building it. We will ship it to you upon receiving your final payment
Take your time and review the photos on my site to get a good idea of what I can do for you. Explore the options and read the reviews I have from my customers. I am sure you will find what you are looking for in your own personalize Hawaiian instrument.
Please take some time to view my instruments and if you have any questions, feel free to contact me. Aloha, Dennis
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P.O BOX 845
NA'ALEHU, HI 96772
I played my Dennis Lake Pō Mahina double ported koa guitar in concert for the very first time last night. Its beautiful tone swept the theatre like a warm breeze. After I played the first few chords at sound check ......
Mahalo for building me such a great guitar - this is just what I was hoping for,