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Picture of How to make a saxophone swab
 Before we start lets gather the following materials:
    Old T-shirt
    Scissors
    Pen
    Book
    Lanyard
    Ring of a key chain
 
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Step 1: One

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1) Place the old T-shirt on a flat surface (smooth out the wrinkles). Then place the book on top of the old T-shirt and trace the book with a pen.

Step 2: Two

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2) Use the scissors to cut along the outlined area.

Step 3: Three

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3) Set the scraps remaining from the old T-shirt aside (you won't be using them). Fold the square shaped fabric in half and cut two slits parallel to each other in the center.

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4) Take the Lanyard and cut the end (the part that's merged together) off.

Step 5: Five

5) Cut a square at one end of the Lanyard.

Step 6: Six

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6) Put the ring of the key chain on the end of the lanyard with the square cut.

Step 7: Seven

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7) Weave the Lanyard through the parallel slits.

Step 8: Eight

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8) Tie a knot at the end of the lanyard closest to the old T-shirt.
seniorhigh (author) 4 years ago
Plus you save some cash, rather than going out and buying one.
rimar20004 years ago
Forgive my ignorance, but what good is it?
.  Reed, brass, and other musical instruments that you blow into, collect spit. The swab helps clean out the spit.
Thanks for your explanation. Now I undestand.