Instructables: exploring - play - instruments - instruments Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:39:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hose Pipe Trumpet\Bugle\Cornet
Hose Pipe Trumpet\Bugle\Cornet - More DIY How To Projects]]> hms2002 You Will Need: One bit of Hose Pipe ( i used a piece 3 ft 7 or 1mtr 08 in length),One funnel of any size (Mine is quite small),One Brass instrument mouthpiece ( i used my plastic Trumpet mouthpiece as i play Trumpet) Assemble! First: Push your funnel into one end of the hose pipe.Second: Push you...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 05:57:22 PST
Simpler ethernet cable tester
Simpler ethernet cable tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> martinhui I have given this idea to an instructabler about his cable tester, I take chance to talk more details. This is a simple tools help to test the correctness of an ethernet cable, especially those crimped by yourself, just use a simple ohm meter to check the continuity of cable pairs. RJ45 Connector...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:50:31 PDT
patch a cable
patch a cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> mcovra here is how to patch a broken cable or switch to an angled jack on instrument cables. im actually making this because some dude from face book asked me how. requirements you will need instrument cable, wire strippers a soldering iron, solder and a jack. here i used a cheap old school 1/4 inch jac...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 14:22:05 PDT
DIY Tenor Trombone Mute
DIY Tenor Trombone Mute - More DIY How To Projects]]> JohnK11 Make a mute for your tenor trombone for only dollars.Thanks to bonesmarsh on the trombone forum for the idea.You'll need:scissors1-quart international delight coffee creamer bottleshelf paperduct tape or similarrulerhammernail Step 1 Buy an International Delight coffee creamer bottle. Once you em...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:32:25 PDT
Paint an Acoustic Guitar
Paint an Acoustic Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> KikiCraft The design was inspired by some art created by Blizzard Entertainment! A guy wanted me to paint something fun on his cheapy guitar!What you need:-A guitar! -Sand paper-Painters tape/paper-Acrylic paints-Spray primer-Crystal Clear enamel spray Step 1: Prep 1. Take off the strings and anything you ...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:55:53 PST
Attach A Splash Cymbal To Your Bongos
Attach A Splash Cymbal To Your Bongos - More DIY How To Projects]]> ilpug My roommate drums too much. Therefore, it's only logical to give him the ability to make even more noise. He had an extra cymbal and some bongos, and after a trip to the hardware store, we were able to combine them. Here's how! Materials we used:~one strip of thin 1 inch wide steel~one 5/16 threa...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 20:32:26 PST
Stage monitor
Stage monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> redvandan Today we build some stage monitor boxes and here are some things we need.Tools:drill jig saw circular saw brad nailer (air compressor) measuring tape router compass protractormarkerchalk linestraight edgesandercalking gunpaint brush and rollerMaterials: ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:18:58 PST
Make your own cymbal stand
Make your own cymbal stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> irasheed I had a few cymbals lying around and I didn't have money to buy stand for them. So if you are in the same situation as I am, then this instructable is for you. This is the most easiest and fastest way to make your own stand. You can even customize it the way you want it to be. And talking about the ...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 03:49:13 PST
How to Make and Wrap/Repair Mallets for Marimba, Xylophone, Vibraphone, and Glock
How to Make and Wrap/Repair Mallets for Marimba, Xylophone, Vibraphone, and Glock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClairePawlewitz Most people would rather not spend $40 for a pair of good mallets, if given the cheaper option of making their own pair of the same quality! This Instructable will be a clear, step by step process, with options of variation for different kinds of mallets. I will be showing you how to make and wrap m...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 19:24:03 PDT
How to Clean a Trumpet
How to Clean a Trumpet - More DIY How To Projects]]> prherr The following is a set of instructions on how to safely and efficiently clean a trumpet.  The methods described are those I have found to yield the best results. Before You Begin Before you begin cleaning your trumpet you will need to gather and take stock of your supplies.  You will need a "wire...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 00:43:10 PDT
Metronome - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eddiz you can use this circuit for take the time when you are playing any instruments. *you need: -potentiometer 250k -3 resist. 1k -1 N555 -2 capacitors 22mf /16v -1 speaker 8 ohm -battery 9v -2 diode leds WATCHING THE VIDEO
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Wed, 8 Aug 2012 09:25:52 PDT
Backcountry diddley bow - walking stick (for those without a backpacking guitar)
Backcountry diddley bow - walking stick (for those without a backpacking guitar) - More DIY How To Projects]]> MikeCicc I wanted a stringed instrument to take with me into the backcountry, one that could survive a full day of hiking in the sun or rain with minimal fuss, but that would provide music and fun around the campfire at the end of the day.  AND, it had to be light weight for long multi-day trips. This varia...
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Fri, 15 Jun 2012 17:14:48 PDT
Saxophone Alchemy
Saxophone Alchemy - More DIY How To Projects]]> joechacon98 I have had an old Yamaha Saxophone for over thirteen years. It was bought a bit rough to begin with, and after years of use and abuse, it was time to give this reliable instrument some love. I have a munchkin who has been learning to play, so I figured this would make a wonderful gift. This instruc...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 11:36:33 PST
Awesome ECO guitar picks!
Awesome ECO guitar picks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> WickeD12 This is my first instructable so comment if i could do something better. Im gonna show you how to make good paper guitar picks! What you need: Paper Scissor Ruler Pen/Pencil Glue stick Guitar pick(just for tracing) Paper for the win! First get an A4 paper. Fold it in half then in half again. ...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 16:05:12 PDT
African Kalimba (Thumb Piano)
African Kalimba (Thumb Piano) - More DIY How To Projects]]> froggy2u Each note of a kalimba, mbira, kaffir piano etc. is a separate idiophone, and in orchestral terms, the instrument as a whole belongs in the bar percussion family (specifically: lamellophones). Furthermore, the thumbs are not exclusively used, as some instruments are played with the thumbs and other ...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2011 18:54:24 PDT
How to Play Air Guitar
How to Play Air Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> frenzy Playing Air Guitar is a fine art, with many masters in the field. Playing air guitar is no laughing matter. This instructable will show you the air guitar basic tips and allow you to make money with your new found skill. Remove Air Guitar For This Instructable you will need one standard air gui...
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Tue, 26 Oct 2010 14:33:16 PDT
DIY Kids Sand Block Instruments
DIY Kids Sand Block Instruments - More DIY How To Projects]]> yankeelandy My wife recently purchase a set of wooden sand block instruments from a teachers supply store to use with her kids music group. Unfortunately, at $5 a pop she did not have a budget to get blocks for every child she works with. Materials Used: 3/4" MDF (I had some extra pieces around 3 1/2" in...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2010 17:51:08 PST
Music instruments
Music instruments - More DIY How To Projects]]> MichelMoermans Hey,This is my first slideshow ever so be nice ;)Also I would like to note that English is not my first language, I'm trying the best I can.Okay now I got that out of the way. This slideshow shows you my project were I made my own instruments. I did this because I'm studying to be an elementary teac...
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Sun, 15 Nov 2009 08:20:11 PST
Tuba Tron Reader
Tuba Tron Reader - More DIY How To Projects]]> tuba_guy i am a tuba player and i am taking this class here at UCSD about making musical instruments so i decided to do something with my mouth piece. i decided, since i couldn't have my tuba here i might as well try to make one out of what we had. Step #1 So to start off i needed to get my supplies:-Tu...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2009 15:45:00 PDT