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At Mya-Moe the focus is on building a professional grade custom ukulele using a variety of stunning imported & domestic hardwoods.

 

Each custom ukulele is handmade and hand-voice by luthier Cary Kelly to maximize volume, tone and sustain. Every ukulele includes several standard features such as solid wood construction, a radiused retboard, geared tuners, solid wood body and fretboard binding, and hand carved bone nut and saddle.

 

A number of great professional musicians have owned and played a Mya-Moe ukulele on stage and in the studio.

 

My focus is on playability and acoustics. I take pride in building your custom ukulele with outstanding intonation, level frets, low action, smooth fret ends, and a "fast" neck--everything that the serious musician should demand, but features that are even more important to the beginner & intermediate player.

 

I enjoy matching the acoustic & aesthetic properties of wood to your personal taste & playing style.

 

acoustics

 

Throughout the site, you'll see this image which immediately gives you an idea of the acoustic properties of the wood and/or ukulele. You can also visit our sound sample page to hear the different woods on different models of Mya-Moe ukuleles.

 

 

Visit ShopTracker to see the ukuleles that are currently in process. You can click on any ukulele or picture to see details of its progress. If you order a custom ukulele, I upload frequent pictures of its progress to your personal UkeTracker page. You can view pictures & specs for every ukulele Mya-Moe has built in the gallery.

 

And, I have this super-cool online tool for configuring your own custom Mya-Moe ukulele!

 

Just choose your model and options, and you'll see an instantly updated "sticker price". Where ever you see this image, clicking on it will take you right to the "build" page.

 

Enjoy!

latest strung

(4 Aug 2022 )

 

"Hi Cary, The Blonde Baritone arrived safely today.  Great packing design for safe shipping.  Thank you so much, it is wonderful. Your craftsmanship is excellent. The sound, looks, feel, and playability of this baritone are equally outstanding. I swear this is the most light weight baritone I have ever played. The Biscuit Ridge Fire POC has a wonderful tone to it.  It pairs well with the sycamore. The tone has great resonance, projection, crispness and warmth.  I really like this baritone and I really enjoy it in reentrant tuning.  It is all had hoped for and then some.  Thank you again, Hodge. "

- Hodge J. (2549)

Jul 26

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CWD: #2745

Jun 22

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CWD: #2735
So, what's new at Mya-Moe?
  • A winning configuration for The Kanikapila Project ukulele donation has been chosen by Kimo Hussey. Congrats to Sharyn and her submission of a Walnut/Cedar Tenor Classic!
  • Cary will be at the The Fretboard Summit at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, Aug 25-27. Registration for this amazing showcase of instruments is open!
  • Several great ukuleles are available for immediate purchase. Check out the Online Store.
  • Contact me directly at myamoeukuleles@gmail.com or call me at 847-906-1900 for more information.