U Color Ukulele used Spruce as a top, and Mahogany as a back and side wood.
Spruce - Spruce is straight grained, yellowish white in color, light weight and strong in structure. Although Spruce takes time to open up, it relinquishes crispy clear sounds over a wide tonal spectrum. It is excellent for both strumming and finger-style playing.
Mahogany - Quarter-sawn straight grain mahogany is light weight and hard, subsequently it delivers a fast tonal transfer, a bright and organic tone and the bass is on the warmer side.
aNueNue uses naturally air dried solid wood tops and are seasoned for years. Seasoned tops are stable, but does take time to open up and deliver a more beautiful transcendent overall tone. A solid top in comparison will possess a more complex timbre than a laminated top.
The top use Pantone color paint, back and sides use matte open pores. Taken from Pantone color code Blue Arona. The color is name after Arona, town in Lago Maggiore in Italy. It’s a relaxing and charming color. The color is popular in fashion industry. It is soulful and calm feeling.
On the top right bout of the body, an European scratches free cloth is use as pickguard.
The design of pickguard imitate the look of Bird body uke, and protect the ukulele paint.
The maple binding serve to protect the edges of the wood from impact.
The U Color Ukulele has a classic-headstock design made with a spruce veneer in decal logo. The aNueNue custom tuners with 1:14 gear ratio for precise tuning.
The fingerboard uses maple, the sound is crisp and bright, grainy, and the texture is hard and light, which can effectively transmit sound and vibration. The 19-fret design, allows for endless tonal possibilities.
Bridge / Saddle
The smiley-shaped rosewood bridge helps support the string tension. The Synthetic Bone for the nut which is very hard and articulate. This helps the strings to vibrate and to have a deep resonance.