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Tone Woods: Instruments are not just lumps of wood with strings. Choosing the right wood changes the tone produced dramatically.  Q. What are your thoughts on your favourite wood? I think Cedar is a great top wood, very loud but still plenty of bass tone. And a Cedar Top and Acacia Back and Sides is a winning combo that sells strongly. My favourite personal uke that I use for my teaching and band work is the species koa/acacia.  Previously I was playing an all solid mahogany ukulele.   Acacia and Koa are the same, Koa if grown in Hawaii and Acacia if from...

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Welcome aboard to Sponsored Artist Katie Kitchen. Direct from NYC USA to Australia (via Plympton) Katie Kitchen is a Singer, Songwriter, Artist, Radio Personality, Writer, Publisher and Ukulele Player, a real Renaissance woman. And Now Ukulele Trading Co Australia's First Sponsored Artist. Katie K currently uses a Kala Traveller Series and a Kala Padauk Series ukulele.Unlike Phil Spector we would never shout at Katie Kitchen on the phone.  "regardless of what I have done in my life,  from living in other countries to drawing a lot  to having kids to working various interesting  jobs –  when I meet new people...

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Welcome aboard the Ukulele Trading Co Australia … Aussie Aussie Aussie Oi Oi Oi WE SELL FUN AND HAPPINESSUkulele is 'hands down' the best little instrument to learn music on. You know how good you feel inside when you hold a puppy or kitten in your arms, well Ukuleles are kinda like that feeling. Fun and happiness … but without any fur allergies. Ukuleles do seem to reproduce like cats though, one ukulele is never enough. And I testify that I’m the ukulele equivalent of the ‘Crazy Cat Person”.TESTIMONIALSHappy Customers are the lifeblood of our business, we want you to...

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