Custom Ana`ole Tenor Ukulele handcrafted in Hawaii by Gareth Yahiku. Ana`ole Ukuleles creates the finest in high-end custom Hawaiian ukuleles. Indeed, a classic building style that only comes with experience but yet a contemporary flair in aesthetics and a sound that appeals to the most acute ears. Only 10-12 ukuleles made per year.
This Custom Ana`ole Tenor Ukulele comes complete with premium Hawaiian Koa wood back and sides with master grade Engelmann Spruce top for optimal projection. In addition, this beauty boasts professional Grover open-geared machine tuners, white celluloid binding on front and back with matching bound fretboard as well. In addition, a wonderful shell inlay on the soundboard and on the back with center seam maple wood inlay on the back. Ebony fretboard and bridge. Ebony wood headstock plate and a high gloss nitrocelluloise finish. Excellent tonal qualities. Intonation is dead on and perfect balance, crisp highs and deep lows. Excellent sustain on each chord.
Absolutely gorgeous! Gareth is one of the custom instrument builders who apprenticed under G-String Ukulele Co. for a number of years, working on many of the semi-custom and full custom instruments at the time. He now handcrafts his own instruments under the label of Ana`ole Ukuleles for your enjoyment.
A rare find for the true uke enthusiast. Best of luck and thank you for looking!