Instructables: exploring - play - instruments - fun - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 03:39:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Thumb Piano (Mbira) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Thumb-Piano-Mbira/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 07:33:38 PDT
Droning Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Droning-Machine/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2009 12:10:24 PDT
Gakken Theremin Kit Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Gakken-Theremin-Kit-Hack/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2009 22:34:59 PDT
Willow Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/Willow-Whistle/
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