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Project by konaman posted 2127 days ago 7800 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished this drum for my niece. I got the plans from an old Wood magazine. My niece loves it.





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 2127 days ago

Very cool looking gadget!

Doesn’t your tongue get tired when you play it? :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Greg Wurst

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#2 posted 2127 days ago

I love those things! I need to find some plans and build one for my son.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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HokieMojo

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#3 posted 2127 days ago

is the sound produced random, or were they cut to get a desired effect? Nice construction. What woods are those?

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 2127 days ago

PRETTY PIECE !! WHAT IS IT USED FOR ?

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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Tim Pursell

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#5 posted 2127 days ago

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Greg Wurst

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#6 posted 2127 days ago

Excellent! Thanks for the link; I am so building one of these next. My son will love it.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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trifern

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#7 posted 2125 days ago

Very cool project.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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depictureboy

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#8 posted 2096 days ago

Im curious, I made one, and the sounds are ok…but how deep is your top? I did mine 1 inch, I think it may be too thick. I havent sealed the bottom yet, so that may be making a difference as well. I did the sides 3/4 with a rabbet for the top. I am going to just butt join the bottom in side the walls.

-- If you can't build it, code it. If you can't code it, build it. But always ALWAYS take a picture.

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vangogh

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#9 posted 1882 days ago

Hello everyone…I’ve got a plan for tongue drum. I got this one from one of Michael Thiele’s Drums competitors. This is one of america’s best tongue drums. What I posted is the dimensions yet. The top tongue design will follow soon. I have the secrets here in detail how it will sound good. Just follow everything. Again, the top tongue design will follow soon. Thanks for your patience. God bless you all!

please follow this link…http://patabellon.multiply.com/photos/album/5/Tongue_Drum_Plan#1

-- Vincent, http://patabellon.multiply.com

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