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Picture of The evil tin-can sound machine
This is an instructable for a 3min prop made of common materials
 
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Step 1: Materials

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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!

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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: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJ2TAflSxC0

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
tinker2343 years ago
very nice tutorial it reminds me of grandmas laughter
sisar (author) 4 years ago
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,
~cheers!
ve2vfd4 years ago
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
Kiteman4 years ago