New Guitars & Ukes

Guitar & Uke Stock

Curvy Sounds is now Open!

We are Open:Tuesday -10am-5.30pm

                      :Wednesday-10am-5.30pm

                      :Thursday -10am-5.30pm  

                      :Friday- 10am-5.30pm

                      :Saturday- 10am-5.30pm

We are closed Sunday and Monday.                  

You can contact us on :0191 4474342, curvysounds@yahoo.com, or instagram, or through the website.

(We are having problems with facebook at the moment,and have been locked out due to all our passwords being wiped, we are trying to get back in but with no luck so far, so for the moment don't use facebook messanger to contact us.Posts will still appear on facebook but we cant see your messages or change the shop opening times on facebook.)

 

We sell new Guitars and Guitars made by local makers.

We stock New ,Encore, Danelectro, 'Vintage' brand and Tanglewood Guitars. 

We try to give all our Guitars, a 'Curvy Sounds' set up,which gives them a beautifully playable, low action.At the moment we are very pushed to keep up with our set ups as we have been struggling with illness,so check with us if you want to make sure its set up before you buy.

We also stock a range of ,Laka ,Freshman and Riptide Ukuleles.

Our local makers are: 

:Elderwood Guitars - make unique guitars with reclaimed wood ,in a wide range of styles and colours, with interesting features such as coil splitters or booster switches.

:Bridge Street Guitars - make Telecaster style Guitars with brass Scratch plates  which are individually etched with a wide variety of designs.

:Kieth Stephens -  makes Ukuleles from reclaimed timber.

:Brian Dixon-  has made Mandolas and Mandolins, but currently we have an amazing electric double bass with schaller pickups made by him.

:Kevin Parsons:  a Renowned Luthier ,Kevin used to work for Summerfield Guitars and has made instruments for Pete Townsend, Ronnie Wood and Danny Harrison.He is now retired but makes occasional Guitars for Curvy Sounds to sell.

Simon Brough: is a Tree surgeon who makes Guitars out of local timber that he has had to fell.

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Guitar & Uke Stock

Ukuleles Ukadelic
( Ukes Ukadelic )

We have a colourful array of Ukadelic Ukuleles in the window at Curvy Sounds,cheap and cheerful and with a great sound!                                                                          ...

£32.00
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Ukulele Laka Concert
( Uke laCon )

Lovely Laka Concert Ukulele.

Sapele wood top,back and sides.Mahogany Headstock.Rosewood Bridge.Satin finish.

Rich ,warm tone.

Aquila Strings and Laka padded carry bag.



£69.99
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Encore Acoustic Guitar 1/2 size Outfit
( encore 1/2 )

A great starter guitar. We supply these Junior, Acoustic Guitar packs, in four funky colours -Metallic Red, dark purple,blue and pink. The pack provides a carry bag,black Guitar Strap, pitch pipes and a spare set of strings. We will make sure its playing as  easily and as well we can , so your child has the best experience, as they begin their life...

£69.99
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Encore 3/4 OutFit
( Encore 3/4 Outfit )

These Encore 3/4 size Classical Guitars are great starter Guitar for a young person starting out . They come with bag,spare strings,pick,strap and instructional DVD. We have  Blue, Black and Purple. We can get Red or Natural as well, so let us know if you would like us to order them in. We will make sure its playing as  easily and as well we can...

£94.99
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Ukulele Riptide Soprano
( Uke Riptide Sop )

Summerfield Riptide Soprano Ukulele. Mahogany,with natural satin finish.

Sound hole ,top right  giving an unusual look to these beautiful ukes.

2nd sound hole on side ,to direct sound upwards to the player.



£109.75
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Tanglewood Crossroads Folk TWCRO
( Tanglewood TWCRO )

Tanglewood Croosroads Folk TWRO. Tanglewood designed the CrossRoads range of guitars in homage to the style and sound of the instruments played by the blues guitarists of 1930's America.The 30's was the era  of the great depression a time of severe poverty and hardship.The guitars made then were simple and unadorned ,designed to play well and last along...

£129.00
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Tanglewood BlackBird TWBBO
( TangleBlackbirdTWBBO )

 Tanglewood have designed this fabulous 'Blackbird'  series of Guitars.This is what Tanglewood have to say about it.... "Building on the global success of our Crossroads range of instruments, our design team have created a whole new range of guitars, inspired by the cosmetic of 1940/50’s era US instruments with the class leading constructional...

£169.00
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Cigar Box Guitar Route 66
( Cigar Box Route 66 )

This Route 66 Cigar Box Guitar is hand crafted in Newcastle by Michael F. Johnson of 'Michaels Blues Boxes '.He makes his instruments  from reclaimed materials.The body of this Cigar box Guitar is made from reclaimed plywood, fronted with the Route 66 logo,the neck is made from hardwood from a window frame and the fingerboard is Walnut. With a...

£210.00
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Winged Skull on a Harley- Electro Acoustic Cigar Box Guitar
( Cigar Box Winged Sku )

 This Cigar Box Guitar is hand crafted in Newcastle by Michael F. Johnson of 'Michaels Blues Boxes '.He makes his instruments  from reclaimed materials. The body of this Cigar box Guitar is made from reclaimed Mahogany from an old Conservatory and is fronted with an image of fearsome Winged skull on a Harley.The neck is carved from a hardwood...

£220.00
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Arizona Cigar Box Guitar
( arizona Cigar Box )

This Cigar Box Guitar is hand crafted in Newcastle by Michael F. Johnson of 'Michaels Blues Boxes '.He makes his instruments from reclaimed materials .The body of this Cigar box Guitar is made with reclaimed plywood, fronted with an Arizona number plate,the neck is Lime and the fingerboard and bridge are made from Walnut. With a freted neck and 3 strings,...

£220.00
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Tanglewood Exotic Discovery DBT PR HR
( TangleExoticDBTPRHR )

This Tanglewood Exotic  Discovery DBT PR HR is  a lovely little Parlour Guitar .This is what Tangle wood have to say about it..... "Our stunning new Discovery Exotic Parlour is constructed from Hawaiian Rainwood, sustainably grown and imported from the South Pacific to give a wonderful appearance to this true statement piece instrument. To maximise the...

£299.00
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Fretlight Optek FG-200
( Fretlight OptekFG200 )

This Fretlight Optek FG200 was made in the 1990's, and as with all things in the 90's, they covered it with LED's.In this case the red LED's are in the neck and two control knobs on the body of the guitar then allow you to dial in a huge range of scales , chords  or notes ,and  the LED's light up on the fret boardto show you the coresponding finger...

£300.00
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Tanglewood Discovery Ebony Exotic
( Tanglewood Discovery )

Tanglewood's Super Folk cutaway Exotic Ebony model is finished in a luxury satin oil to really bring out the striking grain patterns. Ebony is often called the king of woods and is featured in many musical instruments, from high end pianos to clarinets, but here in this instrument, Tanglewood believes it finds a special place all of its own. They use Ebony timber for the...

£329.00
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Tanglewood Discovery Ebony Exotic
( Tanglewood Discovery )

Tanglewood's Super Folk cutaway Exotic Ebony model is finished in a luxury satin oil to really bring out the striking grain patterns. Ebony is often called the king of woods and is featured in many musical instruments, from high end pianos to clarinets, but here in this instrument, Tanglewood believes it finds a special place all of its own. They use Ebony timber for the...

£329.00
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Tanglewood TWOT2E
( TanglewoodTWOT2E )

Specifications: SHAPE: Super Folk TOP: Solid Spruce BACK: Mahogany SIDES: Mahogany FINGERBOARD: Eboncore BRIDGE: Eboncore STRINGS: Bronze 12-53 ELECTRONICS: Fishman Presys I FINISH: Natural Distressed Satin Specification: TW OT 2E (TWOT2E) Nut Width: 43mm Width 14th Fret: 54mm Scale Length: 650mm Neck...

£349.00
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Tanglewood Winterleaf Left handed TW4 WBLH
( Tanglewood TW4 WHLH )

This Tanglewood Winterleaf TW4 WBLH superfolk is a very lovely ,Left handed Guitar. With its solid Spruce Top and Mahogany Back and Sides ,it has a luscious ,bright,rich tone,faithfully amplified by the preamp and pick up system.With it’s left handed cutaway it is comfortable to play and easy to reach those top notes. It's dark Whiskey Barrel ,high gloss finish...

£369.00
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Tanglewood TVC XMP
( Tanglewood TVC XMP )

This Tanglewood Evolution Exotic TVC XMP is a very gorgeous guitar ,with a gloss finish which allows the grain of the wood to sing out beautifully.Its venetian cutaway makes it easy to play and stretch up to those high notes at the top of the neck.Its It’s Grand Audotorium body ,gives it great volume and a bright,bold tone. Specifications: :Shape:...

£399.00
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Tanglewood TVC XMP
( Tanglewood TVC XMP )

This Tanglewood Evolution Exotic TVC XMP is a very gorgeous guitar ,with a gloss finish which allows the grain of the wood to sing out beautifully.Its venetian cutaway makes it easy to play and stretch up to those high notes at the top of the neck.Its It’s Grand Audotorium body ,gives it great volume and a bright,bold tone. Specifications: :Shape:...

£399.00
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Elderwood Kasey
( Elderwood Kasey )

Reduced from £494 to £400. This Elderwood Kasey is a very unusual guitar.Shaped like a slightly pregnant Les Paul, witha flattened horn, an ash tray bridge set high in the body ,and a massive bigsby style tremelo system, with a striped- back cream and caramel finish, it looks very distincitve! It has a double coil pick up at the neck and a single at the roller...

£400.00
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Elderwood Reagan
( Elderwood Reagan )

'Reagan' by Elderwood Guitars This unique and seriously cool semi-acoustic Guitar 'Reagan' was hand crafted by Barrie Anderson of Elderwood Guitars. The lightweight body is made of a composite much like a classic Danelectro.It's Maple neck and fingerboard are very comfortable to play on and give it a lovely bright tone.The bridge pick up...

£468.00
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Tanglewood Sundance
( Tanglewood Sundance )

This Sundance Folk Electro acoustic is the cream of the crop of Tanglewoods best! Designed by master Luthier Michael Sanden, the solid spruce tops are braced, tuned and aged with great care, to  produce a very high quality guitar with a lovely luminous tone. specifications: Shape:00 Folk Top:-Solid Spruce Back& Sides:Mahogany...

£799.00
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Kirtley Electric Resonator
( KirtleyElecResonator )

This beautiful Electric Resonator was hand crafted by talented local Luthier and musician, Alex Kirtley. He made this unusual instrument in homage to the electric Resonators made by National in the 50's and 60's.  It's slim body is made of Pine, with the Resonator inset into it and finished in a high gloss sunburst. It has a Mahogany neck...

£1800.00
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