Baldwinsville, New York area, circa 1940. Mixed woods including wormy American Chestnut. Formerly an important hardwood source, the nearly three billion trees once growing along the eastern seaboard were largely wiped out in a twentieth-century blight caused by an Asian tree fungus.
Exhibited in: Appalachian Strings: The Instruments, Their Makers, The Music at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio in Lancaster, Ohio, June 23 - September 3, 2012.
29" X 9 1/2" X 4"