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So we needed a rainstick for a stage production. I went to Instructables and found www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-your-very-own-Rainstick/ an...
one 1.5" schedule 40 PVC, 10 Feet long. 4-1.5" schedule 40 PVC slip elbows 2- 1.5" schedule 40 PVC slip end caps (for storage) 2or 3- 1.5" schedule 40...
Cut the 10' pipe into 4 equal sections. They must be equal. WARNING, sometime 10' pipe is only 9'11", and obviously when you cut it it loses a 16th...
Drill the appropriate size hole for the #10 screws, (or other size, I think the smaller the diameter the better the sound sand less likely to have the...
Drill the screws into place. I hope you have a screw driver attachment for your drill. Side note- I originally thought this would be a good way to g...
Make a square of your 4 pipes using the 90 degree elbows. Before you put the last one on add your beans, beads. NOTE: you really have to try coffe...
You're ready to make rain, continuous rain. Slow rotate the giant square around and let the beads fall inside. Some shaking is required. But you ca...
Now with another $2 you bought the two slip connectors. Simply make a chain of three pipes and with end caps at both ends, you have a 7.5' rain-stick...
I changed the square into an octagon. Which I think has a more flowing sound, the square version has beans log jam a bit in the corners, and this eli...
Ever work on a project and spend time and money and then find a solution that cost WAY less and takes WAY less time? After I thought I was done wit...
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