The Cavaquinho is probably the most played traditional strings instrument in Portugal.
Originally from Minho (north of Portugal), it is part of all traditional toccata in northern Portugal.
In its different configurations of construction, these are the most popular:
Top:Linden, Spruce, Spruce + Rosewood
Sidesand back: Walnut, Maple, Cherry, Rosewood
Neck: Lime, Poplar, Mahogany, Cedar
Fretboard: Wengé,Rosewood, Ebony