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Making Music

A simple xylophone. It would work better if the rope was strung through the "nodes" of the wooden keys - as shown some of the keys probably sound quite "dead". A node is a point in the key which has the least vibration, so you can drill there without affecting the vibration of the key. To work out the correct position for the node use this simple formula: 22% of the length of the key. So if the key is 200mm long, the holes should be drilled at 44mm from each end of the key. This formula…

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DIY Outdoor Xylophone

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Good Tip: Use Embroidery Hoops for Accessible Storage — Always a Project

possible toys storage idea for Zack's room? (Legos, blocks, matchbox cars...)