Carol’s Honu Tenor Ukulele

Delivered the week before last is Carol’s Honu Tenor Ukulele.

carol's honu tenor ukulele

Chocolate mango wood.

Carol really took a liking to this set of chocolate mango wood.  As with some of the other instruments from the same billet of wood, this set shows a little bit of everything–color, marble and curl.

carol's honu tenor ukulele

Color, marble and curl.

Paua abalone purfling, blue/black accent colors, spalted tamarind accent woods, ziricote finger board and bridge, a bevel cut-a-way and a custom headstock Honu by inlay artist Larry Robinson complete the build.  In lieu of a radiused finger board, I made the neck just a little narrower than normal and added an additional Honu to the tongue.

carol's honu tenor ukulele

Honu inlay by Larry Robinson

This ukulele has GHS flourocarbon strings (high “G”) with a Thomastik steel wound “C”.

carol's honu tenor ukulele

Blue paua purfling.

Carol’s Honu Tenor Ukulele plays easily and is just as warm and comfortable as the waters of Maui.