SERIAL NUMBER 18051545UTIRCSB2C8
Individually Handvoiced | 8-String Tenor with Florentine Cutaway, Soundport & Beveled Armrest | Solid Western Red Cedar Top | Solid Indian Rosewood Back & Sides
Visually and tonally striking, the Island Series is the result of our relentless pursuit in providing ukulele players access to boutique instruments. Drawing inspiration from our Custom Series guitars, these ukuleles are made from hand selected tonewoods, individually voiced by Hozen, and are furnished with our signature options Florentine Cutaway, Soundport, and Beveled Armrest, giving players access to boutique ukuleles off-the-rack.
Though bracing patterns affect the tonal characteristics of a ukulele, there is no formulaic way of guaranteeing the best tone. Every piece of wood is different that is why we take time to individually voice every Island Series ukulele to deliver an instrument that has a very delicate response, rich in projection, and full of character.
RESPONSIVE WITH GREATER FOCUS ON COMPLEX OVERTONES
In addition to the signature responsiveness of our instruments, the Island Series ukuleles are specially voiced to possess complex overtones without compromising the richness of the fundamentals – resulting to a ukulele that is always inspiring to play.
We source for the best tonewoods all over the world and naturally season them for years to ensure that they are responsive and have the ideal moisture content. The wood that we use for the Island Series are handselected based on how fast the sound travels across the board, richness of tap tones, deflection, and woodgrain.
Available with our signature CSB options – Florentine Cutaway, Soundport & Beveled Armrest – these ukuleles standout as they offer something that you rarely see off-the-rack. Aside from the playing comfort that the Beveled Armrest offers, the Soundport brings you to another level of expression and inspiration as it allows you to hear in detail every nuance of your playing.
SHAPE 8-String Tenor
SOUNDBOARD Solid Western Red Cedar
BACK & SIDES Solid Indian Rosewood
SIGNATURE OPTIONS Florentine Cutaway, Soundport & Beveled Armrest
PURFLING Wooden Lines
LINING Solid Lining
BRACING Fan Bracing
BRACING MATERIAL Quarter-Sawn Sitka Spruce
NECK Carbon Fiber Reinforced Khaya Mahogany
NECK JOINT Dovetail
FINGERBOARD BINDING Rosewood
NUT & SADDLE MATERIAL Bone
BRIDGE STYLE String-through Bridge
HEADSTOCK STYLE Modern Maestro
MACHINE HEADS Grover Rotomatic 14:1
STRINGS Aquila Super Nylgut
FINISH Polyurethane Super High Gloss
CASE Wooden Hardcase
BODY LENGTH 305 mm
LOWER BOUT 232 mm
WAIST 139 mm
DEPTH 78 mm
SCALE LENGTH 431 mm
NUT WIDTH 37 mm
STRING SPACING – NUT 29.55 mm
AVE. STRING SPACING – NUT 9.85 mm
STRING SPACING – SADDLE 42.9 mm
AVE. STRING SPACING – SADDLE 14.3 mm
FINGERBOARD RADIUS 12″
NECK THICKNESS – NUT 21.35 mm
NECK THICNKESS – 12th FRET 28 mm