Step 8: two more variations
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 eliminates that. Plus it just looks cool.
So I went out and bought at $2.27 a piece or 17.35 total Eight 45 degree angles. (That’s what they are called but anyone can see they are 135 degrees.) Cut each of the four pipes in half. Well carefully measuring because i think in an octagon it is even more important to be precise.
and added the 8 new corners. And just like they told me on Sesame St. it was an octagon. I glued every other corner to one pole, to make it more stable and not lose the corner pieces. Except for one pole which has no corners and I use that for storage and another with two corners because I had one left over.