"Very nice Mikko. I built a close relative to the Jouhikko, namely a Shetland Gue. I never thought to use a cigar box though. Great idea.
These instruments have an interestung sound, don't they.
I look forwards to the video!"
"Thank you all for the reply.
At the moment it sounds terrible, but mainly because of the lack of my skills. I have never played bowed lyre before, so it will take some time to learn how to play.
I will take a video at some point but not just yet..."
Bow is birch from the tree outside with about 200 horsehair stretched between.Maple body is made of the scrap pieces, leftovers from cigar box quitar projects.Piezo preamp will be located outside of the box because the body and the other components…