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x   GONG

Tips on musical instruments you can make from scrap materials. Includes tin can drums, washtub bass, gong, etc.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1984 (v.74#6) pg. 43

A greenware bluebird, bell and clapper are combined with handmade ivy leaves and small flowers to form a unique ceramic bell.
CERAMICS Jun 1994 (v.30#10) pg. 62

Electronic bongos. Three miniature bongos can produce the sounds of practically any percussive instrument (drums, wood blocks, gongs, claves, etc.). Use any external amplifier. Each different sound costs about $3 to produce.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Mar 1967 (v.10#2) pg. 25

Convert bottles into wind chimes or bells by removing the bottom and inserting a clapper.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #578 Jan 1986 pg. 50

Musical thimbles. Make bell earrings from sterling silver or 14k gold sheeting and wire.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #583 Jun 1986 pg. 10

All the way jingle bells. How to repair or make a leather strap fitted with eight sleigh bells.
LEATHER CRAFTERS JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1993 (v.3#6) pg. 12

Christmas door bells. A leather strap with "Welcome" is fitted with five sleigh bells.
LEATHER CRAFTERS JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1993 (v.3#6) pg. 39, Insert

How to interface the Heathkit Westminister chimes kit to just about any digital clock which uses one of the 12 most popular clock integrated circuits.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [1] May 1978 (v.1#3) pg. 55

Drum Synthesizer. Easy-to-build electronic device produces percussion sounds. Can be directly played by a drummer or be triggered by a programmabale rhythm box or sequencer. Emulates the sound of a snare drum, tom-tom, and gong. Est. cost: $20.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1987 (v.4#1) pg. 44
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1987 (v.4#4) pg. 5

Homemade copper cowbell.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #89 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 122

Simple musical instruments fashioned from recyclables. (1) Rubber-band guitar. (2) Oatmeal box drum with wooden drumsticks. (3) Xylophone made from metal pipes. (4) Water-glass chimes.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #147 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 28

A ceramic plate and bell feature a molded-in scene of an old mill beside a creek. They are painted with non-firing stains.
POPULAR CERAMICS #490 May 1990 (v.40#10) pg. 88

Percussion instrument synthesizer can reproduce the musical triangle, bell and drum. Changes in resistor values result in change in sound.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1976 (v.9#3) pg. 100

Executive's Ding-A-Ling is a 3" cube that produces four different bell tones (electronically) depending on how it's tilted.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1989 (v.6#3) pg. 33

Colonial bell shelf. Wall-hung rack for storing small bell.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1968 (v.130#5) pg. 147

The amateur scientist. Experiments designed to examine the acoustics of bells.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jul 1984 (v.251#1) pg. 132

Four musical instruments made from wood, leather and bells: a xylophone, a drum, hand bells and a rasp.
SUNSET Oct 1987 (v.179#4) pg. 132

Far East desk chime is inspired by torri (the traditional ceremonial arches of Japan). The eight hanging chime rods are struck with a small wooden mallet.
WOOD MAGAZINE #87 Apr 1996 (v.13#3) pg. 57, Insert

Tiny bells to knit. Suitable for Christmas ornaments or baby or bridal shower decorations.
WORKBASKET Dec 1978 (v.44#3) pg. 11

Attractive wall rack holds (displays) a hand bell. Rack also has a small storage drawer. Dimensions: 7" wide, 16" tall, 4" deep.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1982 (v.38#3) pg. 42

Guest bell has the message "Ring for service" on the outside. However, since the bell is made from wood and the clapper is made from cotton, the result is unexpected.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1982 (v.38#4) pg. 85