Preowned – Excellent Condition. Custom Koa Works Ukulele. A beautiful new Custom Koa Works Tenor Ukulele handcrafted on the Big island of Hawai’i by one of best luthiers in custom ukuleles and guitars out of the Aloha State. This one was just completed and incorporates a wonderful example of simple elegance defined in Hawaiian Koa wood.
Handcrafted of quarter-sawn Hawaiian Koa wood on face, back and sides, this beautiful instrument boasts a musicians grade Macassar ebony wood fretboard and bridge, consistent with the best in recording level instruments. The top and back binding and bound fretboard are crafted with esquisite and prized Hawaiian Milo wood in keeping with the Hawaii theme of the instrument. Gorgeous Milo wood rosette and simple black-white top purfling lines for a subtle aesthetic appeal. The Milo wood bound fretboard also adds for smooth play up and down the neck and is highly recommended for players who enjoy playing higher up on the neck. Gorgeous paua shell position markers on positions 5, 7, 10, 12, and 15 for quick reference. Abalone or ‘paua’ shell ‘Honu’ inlay on headstock representing the Hawaiian sea turtle. Professional black Gotoh machine tuners for precise tuning with custom Ebony wood knobs, Honduran mahogany wood neck with truss rod for added stability and sustain, matching Hawaiian Koa wood headstock veneer, Molokai deer antler nut and saddle, and a high-gloss finish with a sound that rings true ‘Hawaii’.
This beauty really sings and has excellent volume and incredible sustain. The low tones are nice and long and crisp and balanced on the high end as well. Absolute stunning piece and a wonderful instrument for both the professional musician and the ukulele enthusiast at heart. Now’s your chance to have a phenomenal player instrument from one of Hawaii’s best luthiers. ID#180246