The best quality tenor uke kit anywhere
Capture the island sound! When you're looking for a premium, all solid wood tenor ukulele to build, we've made the perfect kit for you.
We have two all solid wood kits in Taiwanese Koa (Acacia confusa) or African Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), the traditional and best-loved tonewoods for uke players.
If you don't have all the specialized equipment you need to thin tops or bend sides, or you want a head start that will save you hours of build time, this kit has all of the critical work done so you can start and finish this premium build with ease.
By customer request!
Our dedicated uke customers have been asking for a top quality, all solid wood kit for years. We were inspired by the traditional ukulele shape with it's elegant curves. Our team of on-staff luthiers designed this kit with the most desirable specs for the best sounding and playing uke you can build.
Premium solid tonewoods throughout
We did not cut any corners in sourcing the woods for these amazing kits. We hand selected these woods for great figuring and grain patterns. The mahogany is straight and even grained, the koa has great variation in color and beautiful flame.
The top, back, and sides, are premium solid African Mahogany or solid Taiwanese Koa. These are perfectly bookmatched and look stunning.
Not only are the body woods top quality, everything about this kit is the highest quality possible. The bridge and fingerboard are both beautiful Ebony (Diospyros celebica), and the braces are solid, high quality Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis). The necks are solid African Mahogany with an Ebony peghead overlay already installed.
We've curated every aspect of these premium ukulele kits to be the highest quality available today. You'll build a beautiful instrument that you'll love and be proud of forever.
Premium Ukulele Kit includes:
- Solid African Mahogany or solid Taiwanese Koa top
- Solid African Mahogany or solid Taiwanese Koa back, joined and cut to shape
- Solid African Mahogany or solid Taiwanese Koa sides, accurately bent
- Solid Ebony fingerboard, pre-slotted, with position makers installed
- Shaped Ebony bridge
- Carved and shaped African Mahogany neck
- Sitka Spruce top and back braces
- Pre-cut soundhole and purfling channel
- High quality fretwire
- Black and white soundhole purfling
- Shaped nut and saddle
- High quality sealed chrome tuners
- Side dot material
- Bridge plate
- Full-size bracing template
- Detailed step-by-step insutrcutions, complete with color photos
You don't need a big shop
If you're a new builder and don't have a shop full of specialized tools these kits are a great place to start. We've done the critical machining—from joining the tops and backs to bending the sides to milling the neck joint to ensure parts fit well right from the start.
We're with you every step of the way
When you buy one of these ukes, you get a lot more than "just" a kit— you get a complete course in uke building. We'll show you how to build all the jigs you'll need to complete this uke no matter what size shop you have. You can build this kit anywhere!
The instruction book written by our team of luthiers is extremely detailed; no other kit has anything like it. Plus, our expert techs are here to help. We're just a phone call away for advice or help if you need.
Get your premium kit and build your beautiful uke today!
- Overall length: 26.5" (673.1mm)
- Scale length: 16-31/32" (431mm)
- Width at the nut: 1-27/64" (36.11mm)
What's needed to build this kit? See our kit instructions for a complete list of all tools and supplies needed to complete your uke.
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