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MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
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MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
"Blue Dragon" Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
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"Blue Dragon" Inlaid Soprano Ukulele - NEW (070503-UG)  
STATUS - SOLD

Outstanding inlay on this beautiful guitar-style soprano ukulele originally from Bruceweiart Musical Instruments.

Guitar-Style Soprano Ukulele with detailed abalone and mother of pearl inlay. Lovely dark blue sunburst finish. Solid hand-selected mahogany sound board with abalone and mother of pearl purfling. Solid, hand-carved mahogany back and sides with superb dragon design inlays. Sraight, air-dried maple neck. Rosewood fingerboard and headboard with detailed inlay. Rosewood bridge with buffalo bone saddle. Buffalo bone nut. Carved mother of pearl tuner knobs. Black lockable hard case with plush black interior. Originally from Bruceweiart Musical Instrument Workshop. Bruceweiart has workshops in Taiwan and Vietnam.

"CUSTOM MADE, ALL HAND-CRAFTED WORK!

It took over seventy days to produce this work of art and craftsmanship! We did the inlaid work with the gorgeous natural abalone and mother of pearl on our products. All inlays are hand crafted , no CNC machine cutting. Excellent luthiery craftsmanship was used in creating both its structural and cosmetic appointments. The sound is very beautiful, full, and bright with the great sound characteristics for which solid mahogany and spruce are renowned. It's not just another good looking ukulele. In addition to its ornate beauty, you will be quite surprised with its outstanding sound quality.

It's also a unique gift for your family, lover, friend .... or .... yourself! Make your dream come true - own a beautiful hand-made inlaid art Ukulele "

(from Bruceweiart product information)

 

'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele

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Soprano Ukulele

The original jumping-flea-size ukulele with a scale length of approximately 13" and an overall length of around 22".

Guitar-Style

Classic original shaped Ukulele with a body shape based on the acoustic guitar. For a good introduction to Ukulele body styles see the answers.com entry for Ukulele.

Report for this particular instrument

Originally from Bruceweiart Musical Instrumet Workshop in Vietnam. Received in excellent condition. Required minor nut and bridge saddle filing. No other work needed. Fretwork excellent on this instument. Tested okay to offer for sale. Tested and setup by Dane Clarke at the workshops of MandoHarp Australia in Nambucca Heads.

About the Tester

Dane is a professional systems engineer, academic and musician who has played harmonica for over forty years. He currently plays harmonica and mandolin with a celtic/folk/blues band, Headland and a celtic/gypsy band, The Gypsy Tarts. Dane has researched and practiced instrument maintenance, repair and tuning in earnest for the last five years or so (since retiring from full-time professional work), and during this time has often been privileged to meet and learn from some of Australia's premier artists and technicians. On the qualifications side of things, Dane has undergraduate degrees in Engineering and Business, and post-graduate qualifications in Information Technology and Education. He works as a part-time academic these days and though he loves teaching computer engineering he enjoys himself much more when working on instruments and playing music!

FEATURES
Specifications for this particular instrument

Dimensions

Measurement mm inches
Overall Length 562  22 1/8
Body Width 181 7 1/8
Body Depth 70 2 3/4
Nut Width 38 1 1/2
Scale Length 340 13 3/8
 
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele

Construction Materials

Component Material
Sound Board Solid, hand-selected, air-dried mahogany.
Purfling Green abalone and mother of pearl.
Side and Back Board Hand-carved, solid, air-dried mahogany with beautiful dragon design in mother of pearl and abalone inlay
Fretboard Dark rosewood with mother of pearl inlay
Neck Solid air-dried straight maple
Headboard Solid air-dried dark rosewood
Nut Buffalo bone
Bridge and Saddle Rosewood bridge with buffalo bone saddle
Case Black lockable case with black plush interior. Protective rubber strips and metal feet.
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
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MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele
MandoHarp - 'Blue Dragon' Inlaid Soprano Ukulele

About MandoHarp Instruments

All MandoHarp instruments are tracked from the moment of their original creation or purchase. Each instrument is assessed by an expert musician when received and again before offering it for sale. A brief report is written and stored in our database for each item, noting paticularly our expert assessment on receipt, any work performed on the instrument and its final condition.

Personal Service

At MandoHarp we like to get to know our customers - we're musicians and we like to get to know other musicians. We love to talk with musicians whenever possible [probably a bit too much! :)]. And especially musicians who are interested in our instruments. Please feel more than welcome to email (info@mandoharp.com) or phone us (61- 2-65685545) to discuss your music at any time.

Inspections, trials and pickup by prior arrangement are welcome at our workshops in Nambucca Heads, near Coffs Harbour on the NSW North Coast.

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