“You choose a finger that fits into the pipe and [pop sound]. If you plug the end of the pipe you get one octave lower. And I would love to have a full chromatic set of this sound.”
The video’s pop-filled edits document how each pipe was was cut and refined to create the desired note. He also builds a wood stand for the set.
DIY instruments are the best. Watch these fun pvc, pipe, and wind instrument videos next on TKSST:
• Simon Panrucker’s Tube Tune
• How to make homemade slide whistles
• Aeolus, an Acoustic Wind Pavilion
• Monster Tubulum
• Boomwhacker Bach: Prélude n°1 aux tubes musicaux
via The Awesomer.