BSMBUS_001

B/S Malaysian Blackwood, uke soprano

$115.32

Diospyros ebonasea

Malaysian Blackwood is a premium tonewood that is well suited for all sorts of guitars. Denser than most Rosewoods, the sustaining, glassy tap tone draws comparisons to African Blackwood. It is slightly less brittle though, and unlike African Blackwood, most sets have attractive dark streaks (African Blackwood is a true Rosewood, Malaysian Blackwood is not). The overall coloring is similar to Ziricote, with black and dark gray colors highlighted by subtle reddish brown and/or green hues.

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We can bend sides to match the Tenor PL77 plan, the Concert PL62 plan or the Soprano PL53 plan. The sides are sanded to approximately .080" and are left at approximately 3" wide. We recommend to new builders that they have us bend their sides the first time around.

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  • Bend sides to soprano ukulele shape based on our PL53 plan (ref: SVSBU53)

    $50.00
    Bend sides to soprano ukulele shape based on our PL53 plan (ref: SVSBU53)

    $50.00
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  • Join back and sand to .095", sand sides to .090" - (ref: SVBJS)

    $35.00
    Join back and sand to .095", sand sides to .090" - (ref: SVBJS)

    $35.00
  • Join back only and sand to .095" - sides will not be sanded (ref: SVBJ)

    $25.00
    Join back only and sand to .095" - sides will not be sanded (ref: SVBJ)

    $25.00
  • Sand unjoined back to .100", sand sides to .090" - (ref: SVBS)

    $25.00
    Sand unjoined back to .100", sand sides to .090" - (ref: SVBS)

    $25.00
  • Sand unjoined back only to .100" - (ref: SVBOS)

    $15.00
    Sand unjoined back only to .100" - (ref: SVBOS)

    $15.00
  • Sand sides only to .090" - choose this if you don't want your back joined or sanded. (ref: SVSOS)

    $15.00
    Sand sides only to .090" - choose this if you don't want your back joined or sanded. (ref: SVSOS)

    $15.00
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Choose a backstrip - the feature strip that goes down the back of the guitar. You will be given the option to have it installed in the next step. 

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  • Backstrip, checkered (ref: BTMQ2)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there. 

    $6.01

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    3 $5.79 Up to $0.65
    Backstrip, checkered (ref: BTMQ2)

    $6.01
  • Backstrip, chevron (ref: BTMQ1)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there. 

    $7.04

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    3 $6.78 Up to $0.77
    Backstrip, chevron (ref: BTMQ1)

    $7.04
  • Backstrip, Cocobolo w/Maple lam (ref: BTCB1)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there.

     

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $6.01

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    3 $5.79 Up to $0.65
    Backstrip, Cocobolo w/Maple lam (ref: BTCB1)

    $6.01
  • Backstrip, Ebony w/Maple lamÿ (ref: BTAE1)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    The laminate on this backstrip measures approx. .035 on either side. 

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there. 

    $6.01

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    3 $5.79 Up to $0.65
    Backstrip, Ebony w/Maple lamÿ (ref: BTAE1)

    $6.01
  • Backstrip, bold zipper pattern (ref: BTMQ6)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there. 

    $6.01

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    3 $5.35 Up to $1.98
    Backstrip, bold zipper pattern (ref: BTMQ6)

    $6.01
  • Backstrip, fine zipper pattern (ref: BTMQ4)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there. 

    $6.01

    Volume discounts

    Quantity Price You Save
    3 $5.79 Up to $0.65
    Backstrip, fine zipper pattern (ref: BTMQ4)

    $6.01
  • Backstrip, 4 color (ref: BTMQ3)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there. 

    $10.00

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    3 $9.64 Up to $1.08
    Backstrip, 4 color (ref: BTMQ3)

    $10.00
  • Backstrip, Bloodwood w/Maple lamÿ (ref: BTBW1)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there. 

    $6.01

    Volume discounts

    Quantity Price You Save
    3 $5.79 Up to $0.65
    Backstrip, Bloodwood w/Maple lamÿ (ref: BTBW1)

    $6.01
  • Backstrip, Maple w/Rosewood lam (ref: BTMP4)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there.

     

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $6.01

    Volume discounts

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    3 $5.79 Up to $0.65
    Backstrip, Maple w/Rosewood lam (ref: BTMP4)

    $6.01
  • Backstrip, Maple w/BWB lam (ref: BTMP1)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there. 

    $6.01

    Volume discounts

    Quantity Price You Save
    3 $5.79 Up to $0.65
    Backstrip, Maple w/BWB lam (ref: BTMP1)

    $6.01
  • Backstrip, Indian Rosewood w/Maple lam (ref: BTRW1)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there.

     

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $6.01

    Volume discounts

    Quantity Price You Save
    3 $5.79 Up to $0.65
    Backstrip, Indian Rosewood w/Maple lam (ref: BTRW1)

    $6.01
  • Backstrip, BW 10/10 (ref: BTLM1)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there. 

    $2.48

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    Quantity Price You Save
    3 $2.39 Up to $0.27
    Backstrip, BW 10/10 (ref: BTLM1)

    $2.48
  • Backstrip, WBW 10/10/10 (ref: BTLM3)

    Backstrips can add a nice decorative element to any instrument. They can help tie a binding scheme together, break up a back with a less than perfect bookmatch or just add beauty to your guitar. We carry bindings, purflings, and woodstrips to complete your desired color/pattern scheme.

    If you would like us to inlay your backstrip, start by ordering your back and side set and you will be offered this customization there. 

    $2.48

    Volume discounts

    Quantity Price You Save
    3 $2.39 Up to $0.27
    Backstrip, WBW 10/10/10 (ref: BTLM3)

    $2.48
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Have us install your backstrip. You must have chosen a backstrip and asked us to join your back in the previous selections. We sandwich the backstrip in between the back plates rather than rout and inlay.

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  • Insert backstrip (ref: SVBI)

    $5.00
    Insert backstrip (ref: SVBI)

    Backstrips are joined into the back, not routed. 

    $5.00
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If you have elected to have us join your back, you may also wish to have us profile it. We will profile your back to the shape you choose leaving approximately 1/4 inch of extra material beyond the outline. This excess material can be removed later, once your box is complete, using a router with a flush trim bit or by other appropriate means. Note the concert and tenor profiling cannot be used with soprano sized ukulele sets.

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  • Profile joined back to tenor uke shape based on our PL77 plan (ref: SVPBU77)

    $5.00
    Profile joined back to tenor uke shape based on our PL77 plan (ref: SVPBU77)

    $5.00
  • Profile joined back to concert uke shape based on our PL62 plan (ref: SVPBU62)

    $5.00
    Profile joined back to concert uke shape based on our PL62 plan (ref: SVPBU62)

    $5.00
  • Profile joined back to soprano uke shape based on our PL53 plan (ref: SVPBU53)

    $5.00
    Profile joined back to soprano uke shape based on our PL53 plan (ref: SVPBU53)

    $5.00
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Wood Species
Malaysian Blackwood
Shipping Restrictions - Location
No Restrictions
Grade
Mixed
Size
Ukulele Soprano
Thickness
.115" or 2.9mm
Back Width
3 1/2" or 8.8cm
Back Length
10" or 25cm
Serial Number
001

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B/S Malaysian Blackwood, uke soprano

Diospyros ebonasea

Malaysian Blackwood is a premium tonewood that is well suited for all sorts of guitars. Denser than most Rosewoods, the sustaining, glassy tap tone draws comparisons to African Blackwood. It is slightly less brittle though, and unlike African Blackwood, most sets have attractive dark streaks (African Blackwood is a true Rosewood, Malaysian Blackwood is not). The overall coloring is similar to Ziricote, with black and dark gray colors highlighted by subtle reddish brown and/or green hues.

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