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Kopf head(stock)
peg head
ヘッド ヘッド(ストック)
ペグヘッド

The upper end of the neck of a ukulele with the pegs (and the logo of the brand). The head can be built massive or slotted. Frequently, the head is angled towards the neck, which increases the traction on the strings.


Ukulele head, neck, peg and strings seen from above
(from: Ukulele Yes! 2011:10:1)
Ukulele head, neck, peg and strings seen from the side
(from: Ukulele Yes! 2011:10:1)farm8.staticflickr.com_7528_15587147474_d39e3a3704_z.jpg
Solid headstock of a Kohala HU 212216.jpg
Headstock as a picture of a lagoon in the moonlight
with inlaid wood and mother of pearl (artwork: Chuck Moore)