What is ukulele nut width?
Most ukuleles have a nut width of 1 3/8-inch, but some offer wider nuts, up to 1.5-inch. That extra 1/8-inch divided over four strings might not seem like much, but if you have large hands or thick fingers, a wider neck will make you feel like you just traded in your regular mattress for a king size!
What is the standard size of a ukulele?
around 23 inches
The Five Main Sizes of Ukuleles Soprano ukulele is usually 21 inches (53 cm) Concert ukulele is around 23 inches (58 cm) Tenor ukulele is around 26 inches (66 cm) Baritone ukulele is around 29 inches (74 cm)
What wood is used to make a ukulele?
Some common examples of softwood tops include spruce, cedar, and redwood. Proven hardwoods for ukulele backs and sides include maple, rosewood, mahogany, koa, walnut, and ebony.
What is the nut of the ukulele?
Nut: The nut is located at the end of the fretboard, where the headstock and neck of the ukulele meet. The nut (along with the saddle at the body) has small notches that hold the strings in their proper place at the neck. Fretboard: The fretboard runs the length of the neck on the front of the ukulele.
Which ukulele has the widest nut?
Comparison of Ukulele Nut Widths
|Big Island||Honu Traditional||1.375″ / 35mm|
|Bushman||1.45″ / 37mm|
|Cordoba||30T, 35T||1.5″ / 38mm|
|Fender||U’uko Soprano||1.375″ / 35mm|
Can you replace the nut on a ukulele?
Easy to install, you can do it yourself. Major ukulele manufactures like Kala, Aloha, Mahalo, Kanilea and Lana use Graph Tech nuts and saddles to improve tone and bass response for their Ukuleles. Now you can upgrade any Ukulele with easy to install NuBone and NuBoneXB nuts and saddles.
Is teak wood good for ukulele?
Sleek and attractive, our Teak Ukulele Series is an addition to our more affordable ukulele lines. Teak is a tropical hardwood that has a very soft brown color with tight, straight grain patterns and striping. It is known to be water resistant and durable, which makes it a great choice for any adventuring musician.
Is Bocote wood good for ukulele?
Bocote has a powerful and warm sound, but it also is easily recognized for its special beauty. For this instrument, we took all the great features of this tonewood and turned them into a stand out ukulele! This instrument sounds clear and warm with excellent attack and sustain.
Which ukulele has the thinnest neck?
From my experience my Maui Music, Collings, and Mya Moe have had the thinnest necks. All are very easy to play.