Makai's Limited Series ukuleles are instruments built to be played and passed down from generation to generation. The Exotic Woods used for construction : Spaluted Maple, Willow, Acacia, Icon Maple, Aurouswood, African Black walnut, Cedar, Rosewood , Eucalyptus, etc. make for an aesthetically pleasing Ukulele with beautiful inlays and binding. Each model is a work of art, with the Softer woods used or the top soundboard and harder denser woods used for the back & sides. These Limited run of Ukes are available in all sizes (depending on models) and sound superior to other ukes with a much higher price tag.