Circa 2011 – Preowned. Excellent Condition. Custom Mya-Moe Tenor Ukulele handcrafted by Gordon and Char Mayer of White Salmon, WA. This beautiful custom ukulele remains in gently played condition and incorporates a wonderful example of simple elegance defined in master grade Pacific Northwest Myrtle wood.
Handcrafted of quarter-sawn tight curl Pacific Northwest Myrtle wood on face, back and sides, this beautiful instrument has a number of upgrades in addition to the upgrade in wood. It boasts a musicians grade Ebony wood fretboard and Rosewood bridge with a curly Hawaiian Koa wood top and back binding and matching Hawaiian Koa wood bound fretboard, offering a beautiful contrast with the lighter grain colors of the Myrtle wood. Gorgeous black-white-black purfling lines on the top, back, and sides with an abalone rosette for a subtle aesthetic appeal. The bound fretboard also adds for smooth play up and down the neck and also has a slight radius, making for easy barring of chords and a more comfortable position for the wrist in higher positions on the neck. Solid Honduras mahogany wood neck for added stability and transference of the vibrations back into the sound box. “Diminishing” paua shell position markers on positions 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, and 15 for quick reference. A 14 fret neck joint to the body for extended reach in the higher positions on the neck with 19 overall frets to the sound hole. Classic signature headstock design of Maple and Leopardwood representing the Mya-Moe brand. Professional Gilbert geared machine tuners for smooth and precise tuning. Hand-rubbed oil finish. Neck strap button and K&K Twin Spot pick up for quick plug and play. Lastly, the previous owner’s name remains on the label in the upper bout area inside of the instrument.
Myrtle, one of North America’s most exotic woods, is widely known for possessing tonal qualities similar to Maple wood with a clear and bright tone and nice projection but slightly more round. This beautiful Custom Mya-Moe Tenor Ukulele is characterized with a bright, open, and balanced sound. Nice projection and clarity up and down the neck. A wonderful playing instrument at a very reasonable price point for a full custom ukulele. ID#210091.