2023. Custom Moore Bettah Tenor Ukulele. Beautiful custom Moore Bettah Tenor Ukulele handcrafted by master luthier Chuck Moore of the Big Island, HI. Chuck handcrafts some of not only the most aesthetically pleasing ukuleles available on the market but also professional recording level instruments for both the professional musician and recreational player.
This wonderful and extremely rare custom Moore Bettah tenor ukulele was crafted from the finest materials. Gorgeous master grade Hawaiian curly Koa wood top, back, and sides, Hawaiian Kolohala wood or ‘pheasant wood’ fretboard and bridge, Maple wood, Koa wood, and Rosewood top and back rope binding with matching rope fretboard and headstock purfling and Kolohala wood rosette. The neck was hand-carved from Spanish Cedar wood and is carbon fiber reinforced for added stability. Side sound port for monitor-like experience with the sound firing upward toward the player as well as outward toward the audience. The soundboard, back, and side of the body boasts elegant purfling lines, which compliment the beautiful rope marquetry on the instrument. Position marker inlays of tulip wood on 5, 7, 9, 12, and 15 – note that the marker is on position 9 and not 10 on this ukulele. Slotted headstock design. Musicians grade high gloss nitrocellulose finish.
Wonderful warm tone with excellent sustain, clarity, and projection. The instrument is very well balanced tonally all the way up the neck and spot on intonation as well. Highly recommended player piece. And this is as good as it gets for recording artists, weekend giggers, and the uke-lover at heart! #230029