Here is the sides of the Mando-Ukulele. I enjoy doing wood inlay work on my instruments.
Here is a "Mandolin" body made into a Ukulele and as you can see, only 4 strings. I have nylon strings on it, not metal....and put a Nauvoo Star on it. These are $400.00.
It has cherry-wood sides and back and the front is solid Mahogany.
He also plays the banjo. This was a missionary that served in the Temple here for 23 months. I love this couple.