SIMSCal


Stringed Instrument Makers of Southern California


SIMSCal member-built instruments


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Jim Ellsberry


Arch de Lutan


Mónica Esparza


European spruce/Brazilian Rw


Chris LaBonte


Engelmann spruce/Macassar Ebony


Bill Gourlay


Bearclaw Eng spruce/quilted Maple


Russ Rinner


Lutz spruce/EI Rosewood


John Fitzgerald


Adirondack Spruce/Myrtle


Mónica Esparza


Concert "classical" ukulele


Koa and Sitka Spruce


Russ Rinner


Dreadnought w/ Florentine cutaway


Bearclaw Sitka/Mahogany/Walnut


Steve Leff


Tenor "urban" ukulele


Black Acacia / Eucalyptus


Bryan Rourke


Romanillos-style classical


Spruce/Black Heart Sassafrass


Chris LaBonte


Euro Spruce/Madagascar Rswd


Chris LaBonte


Carpathian Spruce/E Indian Rswd


Russ Rinner


Martin Jumbo style


Bearclaw Sitka/EI Rswd/pearl rose inlay


Bill Gourlay


Eng Spruce/Macassar Ebony


Chris LaBonte


Euro Maple/Euro Spruce Classical


Bill Gourlay


1864 Torres FE17 replica


Bill Gourlay


Eng Spruce/Ziricote


Bill Gourlay


Replica 1929 Simplicio


Chris LaBonte


Euro Spruce/Amazon Rswd


Mark Carver


Cedar/ Brazilian Rswd


THIS PAGE IS CURRENTLY (ALWAYS) UNDER CONSTRUCTION


***  Member Instruments in Progress  ***

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Randy Line


Spruce/EI Rswd 12 string Dreadnaught


John Fitzgerald



Sinker redwood/rosewood rosewood

Oleg Brovko


Sitka spruce/Alaskan yellow cedar


Carl Burnhardt


5 String banjo - maple neck/rim


Carl Burnhardt


Soprano hammer dulcimer

Spruce top/maple back and sides


Carl Burnhardt


Alto mountain dulcimer

Sitka spruce top/cherry back and sides


Larry McCutcheon and Don Kilcullen

(AKA Huntington Beach Ukulele Co.)

Koa ukulele


Larry McCutcheon and Don Kilcullen

(AKA Huntington Beach Ukulele Co.)

Super tenor with cutaway - Koa b&s

Larry McCutcheon and Don Kilcullen

(AKA Huntington Beach Ukulele Co.)

Super concert w/ cutaway - Spruce/Koa


Sheri Peterson


Engelmann spruce/Euro maple


Bryan Rourke

Port Orford cedar/myrtle


Bryan Rourke

Adi spruce/Claro walnut


Bod Reselman

Solid body electrics

Purpleheart/basswood    Maple/mahogany

Bod Reselman

Fretless electric bass


ipe and figured maple neck-through, basswood  

Bill Gourlay



Euro spruce / birdseye maple


Isaac Jang

Adirondack Spruce/ Madagascar RW

Isaac Jang

OM model -  Euro spruce / Brazilian rwd