Making noise on a budget.
November 22, 2001 9:29 AM   Subscribe

Making noise on a budget. Helpful instructions on how to convert a old guitar into a hurdy-gurdy, make a 2-octave kalimba from lawn-rake tines, or build a 5-string fretless banjo in a weekend.
posted by transient (5 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Here's how to make mailing tube drums and a styrocello: Skip La Plant.
posted by mmarcos at 12:36 PM on November 22, 2001

I lovelovelove this page! Thanks, transient :)
posted by Optamystic at 1:38 PM on November 22, 2001

Should have included this in my original post: the bible of Experimental Musical Instruments. A labor of love.
posted by mmarcos at 1:46 PM on November 22, 2001

Sounds like someone's cookin up a filipino box spring hog!
posted by Kafkaesque at 3:50 PM on November 22, 2001

Yeah, Tom Waits would love this stuff. I do, too. Thanks for posting this link, I think I just found myself yet another hobby...
posted by edlundart at 8:25 PM on November 22, 2001

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