Model: Tenor
Back and Sides: East Indian rosewood
Top: Swiss  bearclaw spruce
Binding: East Indian rosewood
Rosette: spalted Scottish beech
Backstripe, end graft, headplate: ziricote with sapwood
Neck: Spanish cedar
Tuning machines: Gotoh UPTL
Fretboard: Gabon ebony, 12″ radius
Bridge: rosewood, bone saddle
Finish: hand brushed varnish top, satin epoxy finishing resin back and sides

Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess which came to mind in a mash-up of a memorable yoga class, an All Things Considered news anchor, and building this uke with East Indian rosewood and very beautiful bearclaw spruce. A powerhouse.

Price: $3350

<update 8/17 – Lakshmi has acquired a bit of “patina”–i.e. wear–at festivals over the past year, and as a result will be discounted slightly below the above price.>