Thursday, June 29, 2017

Make a Junk Drawer Music Box

A music box produces sound via a rotating cylinder studded with tiny pins. As the cylinder spins, the pins pluck the teeth of a metal comb. The teeth on each comb are different lengths and thicknesses, depending on the notes needed for the melody each box plays.
Make shows how a low-tech music box can be cobbled together from objects that one might find around the house.

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