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Project by Gripfast posted 11-06-2012 03:06 AM 1611 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a xylophone that I made out of cherry and walnut, it sounds pretty good but could still use further tuning. The keys are tuned by sanding material off of the back in a radius (thinner at the center)

-- Hakuna Matata





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#1 posted 11-06-2012 03:18 AM

Pretty creative .nice work.

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#2 posted 11-06-2012 03:50 AM

Whoa. Very cool! A sound clip would be awesome!

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#3 posted 11-06-2012 11:36 AM

That a neat project! I too would think a sound clip would go along nicely with this post!
Nice work!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 11-06-2012 03:35 PM

This is my first time to see a xylophone made of wood. That is very ideal and fantastic! LEGIT! :)

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#5 posted 11-06-2012 05:05 PM

Great project. Really like it.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#6 posted 11-08-2012 02:50 AM

Always wondered how they tuned them

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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