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Could you design a pvc woodwind instrument in tune with keys using a membrane reed? Answered

Pvc membrane pipe, tuned with in the key of either C or Bb

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janwBest Answer (author)2011-07-05

It is possible. Lots of practice - instruments for kids are made of plastics these days. Only the reed itself is best made from a natural material. I,ve seen pvc wateringcans turned into saxophones.

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lemonie (author)2011-07-04
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rickharris (author)2011-07-04

I guess your aimimg to make a PVC Xaphoon. Well they make them from bamboo so i don't see why not from PVC.

http://youtu.be/j3Wnx2VYZq8

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frollard (author)2011-07-04

No, but you could - all the math is online to make a standard scale.

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