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nikolo727
11-11-2008, 07:07 AM
If you were to have a completely custom ukulele, what you look to have on it.

wood type, shape, size, inlay, etc.


I would have a super kurly koa Tenor , with a slotted headstock, and my name with MOP inlay on the fret board. And Inlay wings on each side of the fret board, right above the sound hole, on the face of the uke.high gloss finish, gold colored tuners, and some sweet inlay around the sound hole and around the edges of the face of the uke.:D

what about you guys/girls??

JKoval
11-11-2008, 09:42 AM
I'm not making fun of you, just having fun:
I'd have one made out of chocolate. With taffy strings. :)

-Jeff

thejumpingflea
11-11-2008, 10:36 AM
I'm not making fun of you, just having fun:
I'd have one made out of chocolate. With taffy strings. :)

-Jeff

I second that only with Peanut Butter inlays. :D

nikolo727
11-11-2008, 10:42 AM
im more partial to the white chocolate uke, with fudge inlay, and chocolate taffy strings.

yum yum!

GX9901
11-11-2008, 10:55 AM
Not to be off topic or anything;), but I would want such a custom uke:

-Tenor scale
-Slotted headstock
-Spruce top
-Curly koa back/sides
-Ebony fretboard & bridge
-Bindings: body = ebony, fretboard = maple
-Mi-Si pickup
-Custom headstock inlay (my last name in Chinese)
-Radiused fretboard (18" radius)

And voila! Here it is :D:

http://pic20.picturetrail.com/VOL66/846716/15024071/342740879.jpg

SinisterDom
11-11-2008, 10:55 AM
Oh, if only I had money...

-tenor
-Mahogany body, painted shiny black
-Maple Fretboard
-lighting bolt fretboard inlay's
-Slotted headstock
-Slytherin headstock inlay (if it's even possible)
-slot bridge
-bone nut and saddle

wearymicrobe
11-11-2008, 12:04 PM
-Tenor
-Black Master Grade Koa
-Rosette Inlay
-Flat fingerboard like a classical guitar
-Bridge/FAn Style Bracing.
-Bone Nut/Saddle/Pins
-Slothead with Inlay

http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2005-12/1117199/FrontShot.jpg


Now add twice the strings and the top in 5A bearclaw spruce.

PENDING

deach
11-11-2008, 12:26 PM
The ideal uke is the next one.......and the one after that. I like trying them all.

haole
11-11-2008, 04:34 PM
KoAloha Pineapple Sunday, totally stock. That is perfection in my eyes.

Otherwise...

Concert-sized, Kamaka-style pineapple with curly koa all around, ebony fretboard and bridge, and simple abalone dot inlays.

I like how I'm posting this several hours after getting a new ukulele. Concert flea. Pineapple, of course. :D

UkuLeLesReggAe
11-11-2008, 08:22 PM
whateva sounds good... actually i want one like 3 posts above me... looks full mean as

and sounds good.. i guess

NukeDOC
11-11-2008, 08:58 PM
before my girlfriend, i used to sometimes go to bed with one of my ukuleles (i was a player... had a different uke in bed every night hahaha). but they never really did anything for me. so the perfect ukulele for me, would at least make me breakfast in the morning.

seeso
11-12-2008, 03:49 AM
I've been asked by several people for a few more photos of the Nunes style tenor prototype i have for sale. The tenor is Honduras mahogany with a Honduras mahogany neck and body binding. The mahogany has a subtle pomelle figure. The fingerboard is ebony with ivory position markers and an ebony nut. The nut width is 38mm (1 1/2"). It has a tie style ebony bridge with a boxwood saddle and PegHed™ geared tuning pegs with ebony buttons. It is strung with Worth BM fluorocarbon strings, finished in a soft and natural looking tung oil and wax finish and it has a Mi-Si Acoustic Trio battery free preamp/Baggs UST installed. This is a standard scale 12 fret to the body tenor with a clear and sweet tone.

http://www.chantus.com/journal/uploads/tenor_front1-s.jpg (http://www.chantus.com/journal/index.php?/archives/P3.html) http://www.chantus.com/journal/uploads/tenor_back2-s.jpg (http://www.chantus.com/journal/index.php?/archives/P3.html)

drubin
11-12-2008, 04:45 AM
Seeso, that King was for sale not too long ago via the FMM Marketplace. I had to think long and hard before deciding to pass. Did you perchance become the lucky new owner and thus acquire your ideal uke?

seeso
11-12-2008, 05:46 AM
Seeso, that King was for sale not too long ago via the FMM Marketplace. I had to think long and hard before deciding to pass. Did you perchance become the lucky new owner and thus acquire your ideal uke?

No. I heard about it on sale, but I am one broke mofo. http://www.realgm.com/boards/images/smilies/cry.gif

wearymicrobe
11-12-2008, 07:24 AM
Seeso, that King was for sale not too long ago via the FMM Marketplace. I had to think long and hard before deciding to pass. Did you perchance become the lucky new owner and thus acquire your ideal uke?

I passed on that one as well, I regret it.

LoMa
11-12-2008, 07:44 AM
I guess my dream would be a:

LoPrinzi concert uke with spruce top and rosewood back and sides, 14 frets to the body, nickel Grover open geared tuners, ebony fretboard and bridge, ebony binding on top and back with red dyed wood purfling on top and back and sides, and a red dyed wood rosette. Pearl microdots at 3,5,7,10,12, and 15th frets. Gloss lacquer finish. Low G tuning strung with Aquila's.

I haven't thought about it at all...

Anyway, I do not have the $$$...
:=(

And I do have other very lovely ukes!!!
8=]

nikolo727
11-13-2008, 07:21 AM
No. I heard about it on sale, but I am one broke mofo. http://www.realgm.com/boards/images/smilies/cry.gif

arent we all. I feel ya broh. :(

Link
11-13-2008, 10:11 AM
Tenor, ebony bridge, mi-si pup, slotted headstock, Solid spruce body, unglossed neck. Abalone body and neck binding and around the soundhole. And a black silhouette decal of 2 palm trees on the body beneath the bridge.

Of course tomorrow it would be completely different. I have musical ADD. Haha.

nikolo727
11-14-2008, 06:37 PM
im switching my answer..again.



-Mahogany sides and bottom
-Spruce top
-Gloss finish
-MOP inlay around the soundhole
-MOP my initials (NB) covering the 10, 11, and 12 frets. in fancy lettering of course
-Ebony fingerboard and bindings
-slotted ebony headstock
-golden colored tuners
-MOP inlay outlining the headstock and face of the uke