Stomp Box/Cajon ala Steve

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Project by Dave Rutan posted 603 days ago 2055 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built a stomp box/cajon like the one Steve Ramsey had in his video. It was another fun project, plus I had an excuse to use my spline jig! It works acoustically, though it’s better played with a rubber mallet or hooked up to sound. I made the jingle tree using parts of a defunct tambourine I had. Aside from the rubber feet, the wood was all stuff I had laying around. The 1/2 inch plywood and the 1/8 inch came from an old drawer I found.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#1 posted 603 days ago

Great looking stomp-box! I’ve made a couple like that but without the jingle attachment.

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#2 posted 603 days ago

Nice ! I like the use of recycled materials !

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#3 posted 603 days ago

Nice Dave

Here is another Steve with a Mississippi Stomp Box


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#4 posted 603 days ago

Thanks for the comments, folks. Best thing about recycled materials is they’re usually free.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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