21st c. Luthiers from Canada click for more

In being on the look out for nice Ukuleles I see the work of a number of full and part time luthiers. The instruments they make look very nice and worthy of note.

Luis Feu de Mesquita - LFdM Guitars

Born in Spain and moving to Canada in 1970 he graduated as a mechanical engineer and spent a lot of his working life with that as a full time job and doing luthiery as a hobby. In 2000 he gave up engineering and took up luthiery full time starting LFdM Guitars. As the name implies he makes mainly Guitars but in 2007 he started making Selmer inspired Tenor Ukuleles

Tim Laughlin

From Vancouver, British Columbia, all of his output I have seen have been very faithful copies of 1920's Martins and he apparently even makes his own reproduction tuners.

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