Bucket Cello

Music -

Continuing from last year’s STEM project, Leezle and I used the remaining neck from the guitar roller coaster project¬†to make a sound projecting instrument. The main requirement was we could only use stuff we already had on hand – nothing could be purchased.

Leezle is passionate about cello, and if I may say so, has become quite accomplished. She wanted to make something resembling a cello or bass.

playing

 

Alice the pitbull’s ¬†favorite toys are buckets. Luckily, there are extra buckets on hand.

luss

Leezle made “F” holes, which ended up being “I” holes.

i-HOLE

We used two bolts to make the neck and bridge nuts.

brige-nut

neck-nut

It actually works – the next only has 3 tuning pegs, so it’s a 3 string instrument.

it-works