Student Prizes for school

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Project by kidi posted 10-11-2009 02:25 PM 1910 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every year we have a fund raiser for my music class where we sell homemade dog treats. If students sell enough bags of treats they win prizes like these drums. I construct the drum and they decorate it. They give it back to me and I put a head on it and we play! These drums are copies of a Sogo drum from Ghana, Africa.

The first drum is finished by the student with a crackle finish. The The second drum was made of plywood. As it was sanded for shaping the layers of the wood were revealed and the student decided to keep the look!

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#1 posted 10-11-2009 06:26 PM

Way cool and a good cause. If there was more music in the world maybe we’d have less war.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 10-15-2009 07:17 AM

good work and fine fund raising

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#3 posted 10-17-2009 11:52 AM

wow – what a prize!!
wow—what a beautiful drum
wow—the plywood: STUNNING.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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