Custom Graziano “Ulu” Tenor Ukulele


New. Beautiful and meticulously made Custom Graziano Tenor Ukulele handcrafted in Santa Cruz, CA by legendary luthier Tony Graziano . Tony has been building musical instruments since 1969 and ukuleles, specifically, since 1978. He has since transitioned away from guitars to primarily focus on his passion for handcrafted ukuleles since 1995 almost exclusively. His instruments are world renowned and they are loved by musicians and recreational ukulele players throughout the world, but especially those here in the USA and Japan.

This gorgeous custom Graziano tenor ukulele was handcrafted of a beautiful set of Hawaii grown ‘Ulu’ or breadfruit wood on the face, back, and sides. Ulu, being a wood light in weight have tonal properties that have caught the attention of several top ukulele luthiers. It is still considered an uncommon wood to use for an ukulele but the sound of the instrument is truly something fantastic in the hands of a skilled luthier. Spanish cedar wood neck with carbon fiber truss rod for add stability and transference of the vibrations back into the body of the instrument, Hawaii grown ‘Keawe’ or mesquite wood fretboard and bridge and a Hawaiian Koa wood headstock veneer. This instrument also boasts a faux tortoise shell top and back binding and a b-w-b top purfling line. Beautiful leopard wood rosette for aesthetic appeal. Standard headstock design with professional Gotoh geared tuners for smooth and precise tuning. Mother-of-pearl shell ‘Graziano’ inlay on the headstock and side-of-neck position markers for quick reference. High gloss lacquer finish.

A wonderful ukulele with great clarity, projection, and sustain and that classic traditional Hawaiian Koa wood bark. A fantastic custom ukulele by a highly respected ukulele luthier, Tony Graziano. ID#230095

Price: SOLD

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