Because it’s made from a ginger ale bottle and it’s like a very low pitch ocarina and it only plays lower and lower notes. Advertisements
Part 3 of the Land’s End trilogy.
Part 2 of the Land’s End trilogy, because they sent me three (different) (equally useless) catalogs. They can’t all be winners.
“Land’s End” because it’s made out of an otherwise useless catalog Land’s End sent me, and “monotonic” in the sense of one-directional, because it can only play increasingly high notes, never lower.
I got a wider straw (from Subway) and a new approach, and made a new, larger, more bassoony (shut up, spell check) reed.Looked good, but would it work? OH YES. Vastly better! Also, two notes.
Another twofer make day.
Fan of bass instruments that I am, I figured I should make a rackett. But renaissance or baroque? One difference is that a renaissance rackett has a bore of constant diameter, whereas in a baroque racket each vertical tube is wider than the last. And since I didn’t have nine different diameters of PVC tubing, … More #makevember 7: PVC one note rackett
I had a few apples left, and a couple had bad spots starting, so I went ahead and used them. This is not an entirely novel make, either; week before last I made apple crisp, and this is essentially the bottom half of the same recipe. I decided to see if I could repurpose it … More #makevember 5: Apple topping
Not an entirely novel make for me, but I did do a couple things different, like figs and honey in the filling. The apples, though, are the usual: Northern Spy, from O’Neill’s.