Here’s what it’s going to look like – very roughly! The blocks of wood that will form the body have been laid out in roughly the right places on the floor.

rough shape

It took a while to identify the best bits of wood to avoid knots or holes in the final kontrabas body, but this should work fine. The surface condition does not matter as most of it will be cut away; though the faces to be joined will be cleaned up, of course.