Circa. 2012. New old stock. Never Preowned. Beautiful Custom Kanile’a ‘T4’ tenor ukulele in mint, unplayed condition. The custom Kanilea is an earlier premiere model with the utmost care and attention to detail out of the Kanile’a custom shop.
Premium golden colored curly Hawaiian Koa face, back, & sides, musician’s grade ebony fretboard and bridge with an off-white ivroid top and back binding, Honduran mahogany wood neck for added stability and increased sustain and a classic TRU bracing system are a few of the wonderful attributes to this gorgeous ukulele. Paua shell rosette and matching shell inlay on soundboard of the ukulele. The instrument also boasts side shell position markers for quick top-down reference.
The T4 model was designed with both the musician and aesthetics in mind and is a definite recording level instrument and a stellar example of the finest work of Kanile’a ukuleles along with meticulous attention to detail. The shell utilized on the soundboard, sides, and rosette is paua ‘abalone’ shell and the color is consistent all through out the entire instrument. The neck is perfectly straight and the action set well. Professional geared tuners for a traditional look with precise and smooth tuning. This gorgeous uke also has exceptional volume and sustain. Very full sounding with rich deep tones, balanced mid-range notes, and crisp highs. A highly recommended full custom Kanile’a tenor ukulele available for your consideration.