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
Mahogany three piece neck
Ebony fretboard with an abalone inlay representing the Hawaiian Islands
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