New. Beautiful and meticulously made Custom Graziano Pineapple Tenor Ukulele handcrafted in Santa Cruz, CA by legendary luthier Tony Graziano. Soundboard hand-painted by Ann Miya. 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 his instruments are loved by musicians and recreational ukulele players throughout the world, but especially those here in the USA and Japan.
This gorgeous custom Graziano pineapple tenor ukulele was handcrafted of Hawaiian Koa wood back and sides with an Engelmann Spruce soundboard and hand-painted pineapple by Ann Miya. An absolutely beautiful piece, handcrafted with meticulous attention to detail. Ebony wood freboard, bridge, and top headstock plate. Position markers inlaid on 3,5,7,10,12,15, and 17 for quick and easy reference. Honduras mahogany wood neck for added stability. Beautiful Graziano jagged-shaped pineapple headstock design in keeping with the theme of the instrument. Mother-of-pearl and paual or ‘abalone’ shell inlay on the headstock with matching ‘Graziano’ inlay also done in mother-of-pearl. Black-white-black top purfling line with faux tortoise shell top and back binding. Professional Gotoh UPT geared tuners for smooth and precise tuning and bridge pin set up. Beautiful high gloss lacquer finish.
A bold tone with quick attack and great clarity, great projection, and a wonderful balanced sound. A great playing ukulele with a bold personality and a classy look – perfect for both fingerpicking as well as strumming. A highly recommended ukulele meticulously handcrafted by Tony Graziano. ID#:210022