First my uncle and I ran the wood through the planer to make it thinner. Then my dad and uncle cut out the four wood pieces that make up the tube. Then I helped my uncle make the two sides thinner by running them through the planer again.

Sound is produced by blowing air into the tube. You can change the dynamics of the sound by blowing harder or softer. You can change the pitch of the sound by covering the hole on the bottom or uncovering it.

My instrument resembles a real saxophone. The saxophone was created by a French instrument maker named, Adolphe Sax, in 1840.

"Wooden Saxophone"

by Stephanie

I decided to make the wooden saxophone. My Dad and I asked my uncle if he would help us and let us work in his garage.

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