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Concert acoustic ukulele: wood types

Koa Wood

Koa is a famous Hawaiian wood which has been used for hundreds of years to make ukuleles.

Koa produces a beautiful sound and many expensive ukuleles are made from this wood. Each instrument has a unique grainy appearance.

Koa ukuleles are expensive but they are well worth the price.

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