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my brother in-law wanted some wind chimes to give his wife for a gift. so i made him one out of 1.5” EMT using the c5 chord
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#1 posted 10-03-2013 08:01 AM
This is a cool project. I have web site somewhere I think a fellow LJ did some extensive research on these. Different sounds, Materials, ect… Ill look for it and see if I can send it to you.. It was helpful and impressive.
Found it…. http://home.fuse.net/engineering/Chimes.htm
Steve Woodworking for Mere mortals… Posted a blog think there is where I got the info. http://lumberjocks.com/Stevinmarin/blog/32471
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#2 posted 10-03-2013 08:00 PM
Great job. I need to make some of these myself
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#3 posted 10-04-2013 03:33 PM
It looks great and well made. Great addition for outdoors, pleasant to hear the sounds it makes.
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#4 posted 10-04-2013 04:16 PM
I made a set of tuned chimes a few years ago. It was trial and error to get the first one, measured the length, then I used a mathematical formula to calculate the lengths needed for the other notes. I used my son’s guitar tuner, (an electronic pitch identifier).
Tip: It is easier to do the math in the metric system.
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