Intro: The Mirliton
Welcome everybody, do you want to know how make a mirliton ?
First you have to find a little piece of elder tree branch an approximate diameter of 1,5 cm - 2 cm and 10 -15 cm long.
Step 1: How to Prepare the Branch ?
- the piece of elder tree
- a screwdriver
- a lime
- a leaf of cigarette
- an elastic
Analyze the piece of wood. You can see in the wood core a white rigid foam. You have to extract it.
Many ways can be used but the better way it is to use a screwdriver. It permit to dig effectively.
Once the branch is emptied must be a hole in the wooden two-thirds to be able to breathe.
We can do this with a lime.
On this level we still use a sheet of cigarette attached with elastic on the end of the part farthest from the hole.
Here is your kazoo is ready to work to create a sound you have to breathe using your voice.