Pono ABD All Solid Acacia Baritone Deluxe Ukulele Gloss
Fabulous all solid Acacia baritone ukulele with a classy gloss finish. The gloss hardens the wood, making it a slightly brighter sounding instrument than its sister, the satin finish Pono AB. The gloss highlights the features in the Acacia beautifully, showing every detail of the light and dark grain.
But like its sister, the Acacia makes a wonderful chiming sound, not dissimilar to a harp in some registers. The sustain and the intonation are as you would expect from Pono instruments. All in all, a professional quality instrument, made to last.
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Solid Acacia top, back, and sides
Ebony fingerboard and bridge
Rope marquetry rosette, pearl logo and position dots
35mm nut width
Bone nut and saddle
Ko'olau Alohi EBGD strings, two wound bass strings
About the Pono line: The “Pono” line is made by Ko’olau one of the oldest and most traditional Hawaiian ukulele manufacturers. Ko’olau’s goal throughout the years has been to provide the highest quality stringed instruments available with a high standard of craftsmanship. And besides methods of construction to optimize tone and volume, they stress the importance of cosmetic beauty. It is of interest to note that only the finest grades of quartersawn hardwoods, such as Mahogany, Rosewood, and Ebony are selected for Pono instruments. However, only 20% pass the stringent requirements of density, grain patterns, flexibility, and cosmetic aesthetics. This is virtually unknown, especially in the Asian import market. We are proud of the fact that all of the Pono instruments are made of solid woods.