Named for the Islands off the coast of San Francisco, Farallon is the first tenor crafted from Ekoa®a high-performance material made of natural linen fiber and bioresin. Farallon’s ‘double top’ soundboard is lighter than wood and tuned for a powerful vintage tone. This ecological composite is structurally superior to vintage old-growth wood, and is temperature and humidity stable. The rugged hollow neck one-piece structure enhances projection providing you with unmatched dynamics and the ultimate playing experience. BUILD TIME 12 WEEKS.

Farallon includes a soft case, and strap buttons.

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  • Ekoa® unibody
  • Sound port at head
  • MiSi plug
  • Micarta bridge
  • Traditional sound hole
Construction Ekoa® natural linen composite
Top Ekoa® bi-directional double top
Fretboard Width at 12 Fret 1.75 in (44.45 mm)
Fretboard Width at Nut 1.4 in (35.51mm)
Neck material Ekoa® natural linen composite
Side Markers 5, 7, 10, &12 (side dots only)
Bridge Material Micarta
Neck Shape C Shape
Neck Reinforcement Static truss Rod
Bridge String Spacing 1.5 in (38.1 mm)
Saddle Micarta
Nut Material Graphtech
Fretboard Material Micarta
Tuning Machines Gotoh UPT
Headstock Ekoa® Natural linen
Headplate Ekoa® bi-directional
Recommended Strings Oasis Warm
Case Ballistic Nylon Gig Bag
Electronics Optional Mi-Si Rechargeable Pickup
Scale Length 17 in (431.8 mm)
Fretwire Medium
Finish Satin
Dimensions 26.5 in x 9.35 in x 3.25 in
Weight 1.3 lbs (0.5 Kilos)
Number of Frets Clear 14
Number of Frets Total 19

Ken Middleton
Farallon[is] a new tenor ukulele from Blackbird Guitars of San Francisco. It is high-end Ekoa instrument which has undergone a great deal of meticulous development. As a result, it has a warm, rich and elegant tone and is extremely playable. I loved it.

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