Erhu

Old damaged cheap erhu made of elm and another light hardwood.  I replaced the broken snakes skin with vellum and made a base of yew wood.  The instrument was then refinished in semi opaque black/brown shellac and restrung.

 

 

 

Sound clip here

here is a sound clip of a cheap snakeskin erhu I have to to compareimages/erhu_snakeskin.mp3