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Table Top Baby Grand

by Christopher W.

Materials used:

  • 8 tongue depressors
  • a piece of plywood 10" x 7 and 3/4"
  • masking tape (one inch sized)
  • craft glue
  • watercolor paints (used to decorate)

Steps to make the instrument

Step 1. First cut a 1 and 1/2 inch piece off of the plywood.

Step 2. Position the tongue depressors in place so that each one sticks out a little longer than the next one.

Step 3. Put a piece of masking tape over the tongue depressors to hold them in place.

Step 4. Glue the 1 and 1/2 inch piece of plywood on the top of the tongue depressors to hold them down. Let this dry overnight.

Step 5. Once the glue dries, paint a coat of wood sealer over the wood and the tongue depressors so that the watercolor paint will stick to the wood. Let this dry for 30-60 minutes.

Step 6. Paint the instrument. Let this dry overnight.