Big Green was the first ukulele I built with a big tin. This one is 9.75 inches in diameter and it makes for a nice big voice. The scattered bird’s eyes of the fret board were a surprise. They popped out of an odd piece of stock and just asked to be a fret board. The result prompted me to seek out nice pieces of wood for fret boards. Up to this instrument I had made do with plain old maple.
- tin: 9 3/4 x 3 1/2in.
- scale length: 380 mm, 15 in.
- head to tail: 660 mm, 26 in.
- G .010, C .015, E .011, A .008
- maple neck
- maple fret board with a wee bit of bird’s eye
- stainless fork and rest
- patchwork strap
Sorry folks, Big Green sold to a SLO local July 22, 2014.