Circa 2020. A masterpiece! Custom DeVine Tenor Ukulele handcrafted on the island of Maui, HI by master luthier Eric DeVine. Eric handcrafts a select number of instruments per year using only the finest grade of woods and materials available. With a prestige and craftsmanship like no other, DeVine ukuleles are amongst some of the absolute finest ukuleles available in the world and highly sought after. His attention to detail and love of his craft is a testimony to the caliber of instruments he produces, many of which continue to be adorned by musicians worldwide including world-renowned musician Eddie Vedder.
This gorgeous custom DeVine tenor ukulele is handcrafted of a beautiful set of Maui grown Hawaiian Koa wood on the face, back, and sides. This Koa offers a mild flame and showcases a wide range of colors from slightly blonde to golden browns to dark chocolate variations found in the vertical streaking – adding to the overall elegant ambiance of this beautiful ukulele. Solid Honduran Mahogany wood neck with graphite rod for added stability and increased sustain. Gabon Ebony wood fingerboard and bridge and a matching Ebony wood top headstock plate in keeping with the theme of the instrument. Gorgeous blonde curly Koa wood top and back binding with a matching bound fretboard for ease of play up and down the neck. Bone nut and saddle. Beautiful blonde circular Maple wood position marker inlays on 3, 5, 7, 10, 15, and 17. Flowing black-white-black accent rosette with a matching top, back, and sides black-white-black purfling line – offering separation from the dark curly Hawaiian Koa wood binding while adding to the ‘earthy’ feel and celebration of simple elegance defined in the natural beauty of the woods. Slotted headstock design with Hawaiian Koa wood vine inlay and Maple wood DeVine logo. Professional Waverly open-geared machine tuners for precise tuning and a side sound port for monitor-like effect. Nitrocellulose high-gloss finish.
DeVine ukuleles have a tone all to themselves. Remarkable clarity and sustain with perfectly set intonation as well. There is no compromise to the work that has been done and no expense spared of time or resource for the build. Beautiful aesthetics parallel the warm, rich and complex tones offered by this wonderful ukulele. This instrument has a sophisticated sound with a classic Hawaiian Koa punchy mid-range with balanced lows and crisp highs that attest to the quality of a DeVine ukulele. One of the best in high-end custom ukuleles in the world, you’ll be very pleased with the craftsmanship and tones of offered by this remarkable ukulele. ID#210054