Traditional Hawaiian instrument. Also available with heavier bracing as a Portuguese cavaquinho, and as a cak or cuk for Indonesian Keroncong music. Soprano size, with others also available. Available with wooden pegs or machine heads.
Scale length: Sopano (in picture) 34cm. Concert 38cm. Tenor 43cm. Baritone 48cm. Cavaquinho 34cm.
German/Alpine Spruce, European Walnut, European Sycamore, Ovangkol, . Other wood choices also available.
Front view of ukulele with alternative soundboard inlays and fingerboard of London Plane.
Back view from end of body of soprano ukulele with back of Sapele and Norway Maple, sides of Norway Maple and neck of Sapele.
Front view from end of body of soprano ukulele.
Close-up view of fingerboard of London Plane.
Side view from front.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played. Playing by Jo Dusepo.