…fun, easy project for the young woodworkers and musicians in your life! Includes eight bars for a pleasing one-octave musical scale. The finished xylophone can be as simple as a plank of wood with felt strips to support the bars, or it can be spiced up with exotic wood and a custom shape. Hammer it together…
A fun project for woodworkers and musicians of all ages! The kit includes 25 bars enough for two complete chromatic octaves plus instructions for building aclassic wooden base. Makes a great gift. Wood and hardware sold separately.
…Granadillo is hard and dense, has a fine texture, and a bright, ringing tone that has made it popular for musical instruments, especially marimba and xylophone bones. It is also sought after as a substitute for cocobolo and Honduras rosewood, since unlike those woods, it is hypo-allergenic.
Our Cricket Xylophone Plan shows you how to make a cricket that can really chirp out a tune. As it rolls, its legs bound up and down and its antennae double as hammers. Makes a great gift for kids, or they can help you out with the project. Full-scale patterns make the scroll saw work a breeze - just…