|Graziano Ukulele Woods (Click on the pictures for a larger image)|
A native hardwood of Hawaii. It has a beautiful grain,
as well as a bright punchy tone with plenty of warmth.
Koa is the "traditional" Uke wood.
Similar to Koa in sound, it is very even in tone, and has
excellent midrange response.
Cypress is a hardwood traditionally used in flamenco guitars.
When combined with a spruce top, it gives a snappy bright sound
with good sustain. It is also very light in weight.
Similar to mahogany though a bit harder. Lots of yellow
and grey grain variations. another cool Hawaiian wood.
Great for a enhanced bass tone. Works well in baritones
with a spruce top.(as shown here) very good low end.
A non endangered tropical wood. Great bright sound and
great unique look. Bamboo literally grows like grass.
A very pretty domestic hardwood.
bright sound, clearer treble response
|Top Woods (Click on the pictures for a larger image)|
An excellent Top wood with a warm full sound.
Makes for a louder Uke with more sustain.
Shown here on a Uke with Koa sides.
Similar to spruce, but with a "darker" sound.
Responds quickly with almost no break-in time required.
100 year old, re-claimed old growth Redwood.
A beautifull dark wood with dramatic grain.