We are going to show you how to create a water drum as similar to the one in this youtube video.
Completed project shown below!
Step 1: Gather Materials
Materials you will need:
Tools you will need:
1/4 inch drill bit
Step 2: Creating the Shape of the Precussive Surface
Using a hammer and a hard surface, create divots and pockets in the bowl
Pictured here is a ballpeen hammer and anvil
Step 3: Mark and Drill Holes in Bowl Rim
Make drill holes in four places along the rim on both bowls as shown in the pictures
Step 4: The Finished Drilled Holes
the holes drilled out should look like this
Step 5: Attach Elastic to the Percussive Bowl
tie strips of cut elastic to each of the four holes on the percussive bowl
assemble as shown in the 2nd photo
Step 6: Thread the Other End of the Elastic Through the Holes on the Resevior Bowl and Adjust
try tapping the percussive surface and adjust the elastic to create the sound you want.