en:vok:randeinfassung

LEXIS


Randeinfassung
Randeinlage

binding
purfling

バインディング
パーフリング

When top and back of an ukulele are glued to the sides, glue seams build at the edge. To hide them, a strip of wood or plastic gets inserted, which will also visually stress the outlines of the instrument. Thus, bindings or purflings are mere decoration.