Picture of Desk Bell That Plays Sound Effect

Most people are familiar with the classic desk bell. So when they press the button on top of the bell, they expect to hear a gentle ringing sound. They are not expecting to hear a bird chirping, gun fire or other sound effects. But that is what will happen if they press the button on this desk bell.

In this project, I am going to show you how to modify a desk bell so that it plays sound effects. It makes a fun little prank for your friends and coworkers. 

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
Here are the tools and materials that you will need for this project:

Desk Bell
Sound Modules from a Toy 
Scrap Plastic
3V Lithium Button Cell Battery
Electrical Tape

Wire Strippers
Soldering Iron and Solder
Wire Cutters
Hot Glue Gun and Hot Glue
Eh Lie Us!1 year ago

Perfect for the Administrative Professionals Day (US)!

Lakes571 year ago

Where did you get that style of desk bell from?

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)  Lakes571 year ago
It came from the card game PIT.

yeah, i'd like to know as well. i've never seen one like that.

danny3xd1 year ago

That is just too cool!

Now I gotta find a toy with Lurch answering the gong. LOL http://wavcentral.com/sounds/televis/addams/afrang...

Or maybe one of those recordable greeting cards?

Really, really awesome Instructable and thanks for posting!

Farid0071 year ago
this is a great idea and it's easy to make