The Evil Tin-can Sound Machine




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Introduction: The Evil Tin-can Sound Machine

This is an instructable for a 3min prop made of common materials

Step 1: Materials

These are the materials needed:
- Hammer
- Tin can
- Nail/screwdriver (whichever is easier to punch a hole with)
- Shoelace or cotton wick(as thick as the hole)

Step 2: Build Time!

Step 1:
Eyeball the middle of the can and punch a hole using a nail or screwdriver

Step 2:
Tie a loop at the end of the shoelace/cotton wick

Step 3:
Insert the shoelace/cotton wick in the hole of the tin, making sure that the loop is big enough to secure it in

Step 4:
Moisten the shoelace/cotton wick

~ its crucial that the wick must me moistened in order for this to work.

Step 3: How to Play "it"

By grasping the tin firmly and using your free hand to pull the shoelace/cotton wick, you should be able to make all sorts of weird noises. ~or you could just watch a clip I posted here:

with a little practice you can make evil laughing sounds and all sorts of noise this Halloween.... Just don't for get to moisten the string. ~ Enjoy :D



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    very nice tutorial it reminds me of grandmas laughter

    Cool, I never would have imagined an animal that can make this sort of noise other than those in the pits of hell XD hehehehe

    Thanks for the comment mate,

    If you use a wet leather lace, it makes the sound of the female moose in heat (no I am NOT kidding! my uncle uses one of those as a Moose Call when he goes hunting!) =D