Such decisions. Definitely want a traditional instrument for noter drone playing.
Dulcomore Dan or John Knopf sound clips
Richard, David Bennett has posted videos of himself playing his walnut Thomas replica on his page here ("Down in the Valley", "Holy Manna", "Send the Light") , and Robin Clark posted a couple with his poplar Thomas replica on his page, including "Coleman's March". Robin also did some soundtracks with it ("Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss", etc.)