Saw U's sound box made of the ground jackfruit seed
The Saw U is a two-stringed Thai instrument held vertically and played with a bow, from the Ayutthaya era (1351-1767). Its sound box is traditionally made from a coconut shell whose flattened front is covered by cow hide forming a resonant membrane. To make a beautiful and high-quality carved sound box it requires a great deal of time and attention.
Phone: 662 410-4193 (Within Thailand dial 02 instead of 662)
Location: 3 Moo 9 (Moo is Thai for a village), Bang Chueak Nang Sub-District, Taling Chan District 10170
By Bus: 89.
Wat Champa Thaeng Yuak Artisan Community
Thaeng yuak is the name for the traditional craft of making decorative carvings from banana tree trunks. Originally they were only intended as decoration for funeral rites and other auspicious occasions in Thailands central region, but nowadays, they are acceptable at all occasions.
Phone: 662 887-7807, 662 940-1215(within Thailand dial 02 instead of 662)
Location: Mr. Thaweesak Wangchan, 60/8 Moo 9, T. Chimphli, Taling Chan, Bangkok 10170 - Moo is Thai for village.