50,000 year old swamp kauri soundboard, mahogany sound hole surround, whalebone bridge, eucalyptus fretboard, lapis lazuli fretboard inlay.
Base of Anya's balalaika, with 50,000 year old swamp kauri and New Zealand red beech. The horse is made from eucalyptus with lapis lazuli eyes.
Балалайка для Ани...
This will be the soundboard for my next balalaika. It is made from a 50, 000 year old New Zealand kauri tree dug up from a swamp. It has a nice tone.
Bouzouki amongst oregano
...work in progress... !