Phil Henderson Oregon Myrtle Tenor Ukulele | Custom-Made – Island Bazaar Ukes Skip to content

Have questions? Want to hear a ‘ukulele? Call or Facetime (714) 843-9350. We’re available Mon-Thur 11am – 6pm (PT), Fri, Sat, Sun 11am – 5pm (PT)

Phil Henderson Oregon Myrtle Tenor Ukulele | Custom-Made

Regular price $1,795.00

Unit price per 

Check out this Phil Henderson Oregon Myrtle Tenor Ukulele | Custom-Made with Side Sound Port

From the Luthier:

Check out the vertical stripes on the sides remind me of the stripes on an adult tiger shark. Did I mention I used to be a biology teacher?

Like most of my myrtle, this set comes from Vince at Pacific Coast Woods.

The color on this wood changes depending on what type of light is shining on it and how the camera reacts to that light. I tried not to "photoshop" the pictures too much, so that's why the colors will look different depending on the picture.

In general it gives you the impression that the wood might have come from an old barn. 

The accents are from the dark koa boards I like to use with my myrtle instruments. Thanks to Hank Johnson (Kimo Ukuleles) I have quite bit, but I will be sad when its gone.

The neck is White Limba (aka - Korean) with a carbon reinforcement rod. Limba has a density very similar to mahogany, but the colors match better for myrtle and mango ukes in my opinion.

The top is really pretty and has a wonderful warmth to its tone. The rosette is a mosaic of different scraps of koa. It may be my favorite so far. The binding is East Indian rosewood. I really like the purplish color of this rosewood with the tone of most of the myrtle I get in.

The headstock is the same curly myrtle as the top. 

The tuners are black Gotoh Interplanetary tuners. Strings are a Pepe Romero wound low g string with custom high carbon fluorocarbon strings.

It is no secret that Myrtle is my favorite tone wood. It works relatively easily (and has a spicy smell), it comes in a huge variety of colors, patterns and curls, but most importantly it sounds great. Out of the nearly 40 ukuleles I have produced, 3 of my top 5 favorites are Myrtle tenors

- P. Henderson, Luthier

About Island Bazaar Ukuleles

Discover our incredible ukuleles for sale, handcrafted in beautiful Hawaii and guaranteed to exceed your expectations. As the top ukulele site on the web, we're passionate about providing the best selection and service for our customers. Whether you live in Los Angeles or Huntington Beach, California, we're just a call away. Our wide range of ukulele models includes renowned brands like Kanile'a, Kamaka, Kala, and more, all at affordable prices. Interested in lessons or repairs? Our friendly team is here to guide you and offer hand-selected, gently-used options. Complete your ukulele experience with our variety of top-quality cases and bags. Don't wait any longer to experience the joy and magic of playing the ukulele - shop with us today.

If this Phil Henderson Tenor Ukulele is sold, check out our available Tenor Ukulele Collection.

Phil Henderson Tenor Ukulele | Custom-Made Blond & Chocolate Myrtle

Close (esc)

Can we send you our next sale?

Sign up to hear about sales, reviews and news.

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are old enough to consume alcohol.


Shopping Cart