The Rajão is the most popular instrument of Madeira’s folklore. Its tuning resembles the classical guitar in its first 5 strings (bottom to top). This instrument, which is approximately 70 cm (Approx. 27.56") long, was carried by the madeiran to Hawaii, giving the Ukulele. It compares well to the standard Baritone Ukulele which is 74 cm (29" long).
Top: Linden, Spruce
Sidesand back: Mahogany, Maple, Cherry, Rosewood
Neck: Poplar, Mahogany, Cedar
Fretboard: Wengé,Rosewood, Ebony
From the Atlas of Plucked String Instruments