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Re: [teacherartexchange] making drums

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From: Diane C. Gregory (dianegregory_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Nov 14 2005 - 16:25:14 PST


On 11/14/2005 2:40 PM, "Sidnie Miller" <smiller@elko.k12.nv.us> wrote:

> This is an old, I mean really old, boy scout project. Cut little holes in the
> rubber every inch or so and sew it onto the drum--supposed to be with sinew.
> Sew under and around the bottom to each hole
>
>>>> JAnthos@rockdale.k12.ga.us 11/14/05 4:27 AM >>>
> Hello all!
> I learned about making drums at the fall GAEA conference, using a big metal
> can (like a coffee can, but can also get them from school cafeteria) and scrap
> tire rubber (I am planning on doing this for "the sound of art")
> OK, I have the materials, here's the problem:
> I tried using a rubber band to attach the tire rubber to the can-there's too
> much slack-it's not tight enough to make a drum noise
> So I have now tried the super HOT glue-it's working, BUT, my concern is that
> once the kids start playing & beating, the glue won't stay
> Does anyone have any other suggestions????
>
> Thanks!
> Jeannette Anthos, M.A.Ed
> Art Educator
> GAEA Elementary Division Director
> J. H. House Elementary School
> 2930 Hwy 20 North
> Conyers, GA 30012
> 770-483-9504
> Fax: 770-483-0397
> www.artsonia.com/jhhouse1
> http://jhh.blogs.com/anthos/
>
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