Instructables: exploring - play - music - drums http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:36:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Create / Edit Drum Patterns in Ableton http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-Edit-Drum-Patterns-in-Ableton/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:20:39 PDT
Drum Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Drum-Assembly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VWX7/HQOJ8U37/F7FVWX7HQOJ8U37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VWX7/HQOJ8U37/F7FVWX7HQOJ8U37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/VWX7/HQOJ8U37/F7FVWX7HQOJ8U37.SMALL.jpg sansari2711 A summer project from a couple years ago, I purchased three hybrid maple segmented drum shells--18"x14", 12"x8" and 14"x11" from the now defunct Icelandic company "Arcs." After a quick coat of tung oil I was ready to attach the hardware. I purchased the heads and chrome hardware separately, and afte...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:22:23 PST
How to Make and Wrap/Repair Mallets for Marimba, Xylophone, Vibraphone, and Glock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-and-WrapRepair-Mallets-for-Marimba-X/
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 19:24:03 PDT
how to make bongo drums for under 4 $!! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-bongo-drums-for-under-4-/
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:00:06 PDT
Building an Electronic Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electronic-Drums-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/NP5J/HD4VQ6EB/FX2NP5JHD4VQ6EB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/NP5J/HD4VQ6EB/FX2NP5JHD4VQ6EB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/NP5J/HD4VQ6EB/FX2NP5JHD4VQ6EB.SMALL.jpg podpadstudios I have been making Electronic drums for a while now. My latest set have evolved quite a bit over the years and recently had a well needed update.  I already have an Instructable on how I made my main set of drums. This Instructable focuses on building a very simple floor Tom. I was given an old pear...
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 02:23:59 PST
knex drumkit http://www.instructables.com/id/knex-drumkit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/ZM7J/GULNWI1Z/FZJZM7JGULNWI1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/ZM7J/GULNWI1Z/FZJZM7JGULNWI1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/ZM7J/GULNWI1Z/FZJZM7JGULNWI1Z.SMALL.jpg peter---peter this is my knex drumkit
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Sat, 5 Nov 2011 14:18:17 PDT
The Muppet Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Muppet-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/70BH/GS3BCVG9/F0470BHGS3BCVG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/70BH/GS3BCVG9/F0470BHGS3BCVG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/70BH/GS3BCVG9/F0470BHGS3BCVG9.SMALL.jpg normanthybeast Hey all, Saw someone on here did an Animal Head for a costume and thought it looked Ace! I've never done anything like this in the past... but since it was my drummer's 21st Birthday coming up (The Saturday just passed) i thought it would be a great idea to build him one or at the very least give ...
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Fri, 9 Sep 2011 03:34:27 PDT
DIY Light Up Drumsticks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-Up-Drumsticks/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2009 16:25:55 PST
How to Make Your Real Drum Kit Work with Rock Band on Playstation 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Real-Drum-Kit-Work-with-Rock-Band/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2009 14:00:32 PDT
Set Up Rock Band on Playstation 3 to a Real Drum Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Set-Up-Rock-Band-on-Playstation-3-to-a-Real-Drum-K/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/FCML/FW5H3JNJ/F3SFCMLFW5H3JNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/FCML/FW5H3JNJ/F3SFCMLFW5H3JNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/FCML/FW5H3JNJ/F3SFCMLFW5H3JNJ.SMALL.jpg nsputnik This video is a step by step guide on how to set up Rock Band 1 or 2 on Playstation 3 to a real drum kit. It's a hundred times more fun! We used Dixon Drums for this shoot but this set up work with any set of real drums.
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Mon, 22 Jun 2009 12:57:00 PDT
Earth-toning (soil-aging) cymbals, (to get a darker, warmer sound) http://www.instructables.com/id/Earth-toning-soil-aging-cymbals-to-get-a-darke/
Earth-toning (soil-aging) cymbals, (to get a darker, warmer sound) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/IDKP/FVDC32WT/FWRIDKPFVDC32WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/IDKP/FVDC32WT/FWRIDKPFVDC32WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/IDKP/FVDC32WT/FWRIDKPFVDC32WT.SMALL.jpg kendallkadaver The purpose of this Instructable is to show you how to soil-age a cymbal, which gives it a darker and warmer tone. Many cymbal companies sell already soil aged cymbals, but have extremely high prices. These cymbals can run from $400 to $800 dollars. If you don't believe me, just check out Z...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2009 15:59:01 PDT
Electronic Drum Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Drum-Pad/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2009 22:50:46 PST
Knex table top music stand. http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex_table_top_music_stand/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2008 22:19:04 PDT
less ghetto/diy/crappy electronic drumset http://www.instructables.com/id/less-ghettodiycrappy-electronic-drumset/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2008 00:02:30 PDT
Cheap cowbell mute http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-cowbell-mute/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2008 10:45:55 PDT
Rock Band Guitar Stand with Optional Built in Drum Supports http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Band-Guitar-Stand-with-Optional-Built-in-Drum/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2008 20:23:50 PDT
Silent Drumming http://www.instructables.com/id/Silent-Drumming/
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