Lotus Acoustics Moon Spruce Tulip Custom Tenor #17

Lotus Acoustics Moon Spruce Tulip Custom Tenor #17

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Yuuki Nishihara is a famous custom guitar builder in Japan. A few years ago he started making ukuleles under the name Lotus Acoustics and our friends in Japan at Basis Records turned us onto his fantastic work. Lotus customs are always fantastic but this is one is exceptional. We'll start with a "raw" sound sample from Tobias and then go over some of the features on this beautiful tenor. 

Pictures and videos show the exact ukulele now available here. 

This tenor has a Swiss Moon Spruce top.  Harvested at night, based on the cycles of the Moon, this European Spruce variation is a wonderful in-between of Sitka and Adirondack, offering a bright tone with excellent clarity. This beautiful piece actually has some Bear Claw figuring.

The strikingly attractive sides and back are Brazilian Tulipwood (Dalbergia decipularis).  This is an exotic rosewood and the tonal character was described on the Tonewood Database as "Loud, warm and good separation of notes. Strong bass, rich overtones, and a sustained resonance."

This instrument is finished in a glassy nitrocellulose gloss finish. Other features include a side sound port, beautiful wood and shell rosette, and full ebony bindings and purfling.

 This custom tenor has easy low action and a crystal clear tone with great projection. Includes case and humidifier. 

Additional Information

Lotus Acoustics
Tenor Custom
Top : Swiss Moon Spruce
Back & Side : Brazilian Tulipwood
Neck : Vintage Honduran Mahogany (aged 50 years)
Fingerbord : Tamboti (Spirostachys africana)
Headplate(front) : Tamboti (Spirostachys africana)
(back) : Brazilian Rosewood
Waverly Tuner Black Pearl Button / Oasis Strings (Warm)


This ukulele includes a deluxe case.

Setup Options

Most people shop with us because of the extensive quality control and final setup work we provide at no extra cost on all ukuleles we ship out. However this is time consuming work and creates a delay in shipping. We are now offering an "Expedited Setup" for those wanting to receive their instrument faster. See details on the Full Setup and Expedited Setup options along with current turnaround times for each at the link- HERE.

Also includes the more expensive Oasis Ukulele Humidifier. For more info see our Ukulele Care link at the bottom of the site.

Put a note in the Special Instructions if you need to or would like to let our setup or shipping department know anything.


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