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BIGDB
08-03-2012, 07:19 AM
ive been looking at jake shimabukuros ukulele and im wondering what the binding is so if you have know please help

thanks

SmilingPanda
08-03-2012, 07:38 AM
http://ukulelehunt.com/2008/05/11/jake-shimabukuros-ukulele/

According to this it's rosewood binding.

BIGDB
08-03-2012, 08:46 AM
http://ukulelehunt.com/2008/05/11/jake-shimabukuros-ukulele/

According to this it's rosewood binding.

i saw that but in the pictures and videos it doesnt look like it at all

Mandarb
08-03-2012, 09:32 AM
It is abalone bordered with red striping. Here is an article that has some great close-up pics.... http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/Spoletobuzz/archives/2012/06/04/video-jake-shimabukuros-ukulele

BIGDB
08-03-2012, 10:38 AM
It is abalone bordered with red striping. Here is an article that has some great close-up pics.... http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/Spoletobuzz/archives/2012/06/04/video-jake-shimabukuros-ukulele

thanks thats what i was looking for

jwieties
08-03-2012, 11:36 AM
thanks thats what i was looking for

The abalone and red wood fiber is technically "purfling" and the binding is rosewood.