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How I made my
Cut a piece of cardboard 6'
by 30'. Staple it to form a circle. Take the
remaining cardboard and cut 2 strips to make an
"X", place it in the middle of the cardboard circle
and staple it. Next, cut plastic wrap into 2
circles, make sure they are larger than the
cardboard circle so that they go down the sides
about 1". Tape one circle over the top of the drum
frame. Tape the other circle over the bottom of the
drum frame. Finally, cover the side of the
cardboard circle with gift wrap; secure it with
tape or glue.
To make the drum sticks: Cut
2 thin strips of cardboard, about 12" long and
cover them separately with black electrical
How my instrument makes a
I use the cardboard strips
and strike the top of the drum.