Based on the round-back guitar found in Germany. This Tenor-sized instrument is based upon a 430mm (17 inches) scale. It features a European spruce soundboard with a rosette design based on a lute by Magno Stegher of 1607. The back is a round-back or bowl shape made of alternating staves of sheesham rosewood (Dalbergia sissoo) and lacewood (Platanus orientalus). The neck is solid sheesham rosewood and features a nut width of 37mm (1 1/2 inch) with a bone nut. This instrument is outfitted with standard friction ukulele tuners. The tension on each friction tuner can be adjusted by tightening or loosing the screw on the top of the tuner. The bridge, also made of sheesham rosewood incorporates a genuine bone saddle. An end-pin strap button is standard. Overall size: 26.75 x 9 x 4.75 inches. A soft case is included.