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Rachel's Tenor Ukulele


This is one of three custom ukulele’s built for my grown children. Rachel selected the materials and headshape for her personal uke. It was a fun project to build a custom instrument for someone special.

  • Spalted Black Limba top, back and sides

  • Ziricote binding

  • Mahogany three piece neck

  • Abalone rosette

  • Ebony fretboard with an abalone inlay representing the Hawaiian Islands

  • Ebony headplate

  • Waverly tuners

  • Ebony bridge with bone inlay

  • Royal-Lac shellac based finish

Voicing and Construction

Bracing pattern is the traditional three fan braces. Bridge plate is 0.8mm carbon fiber. Top thickness 1.6 mm. Back thickness 2.0 mm.


Top 320 Hz

Back 430 Hz

Air 197 Hz

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