A Luthier Explains the ‘Whys’ and ‘Hows’ of Ukulele Tonewoods

BY DAVE SIGMAN It all starts with the wood. From the entry-level, factory-made ukuleles produced overseas to the high-end custom instrument fashioned by a skilled luthier, selecting the right wood for the job is where it all begins. The two main criteria in wood selection are, of course, beauty and, perhaps more importantly, tonal quality. … Continue reading A Luthier Explains the ‘Whys’ and ‘Hows’ of Ukulele Tonewoods