instrument-a-day 28: Baba Yaga's Balalaika

It's made from a wooden mortar and pestle and some scraps of guitar string.  I strapped a rechargable battery to my thumb to use as a slide, just like Baba Yaga used to do.

That's it for instrument-a-day for this year, but Jason, Chris and I will be performing with some of these instruments on Wednesday at Barbes in Brooklyn.


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  1. Nice, another possibility in the kitchen is the Mix_o_caster [http://failrate.com/b/images/handmade_music/mix_o_caster_spoon_guitar.png]. I think you could fashion a berimbau from a ladel, also.

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