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    I hollow out maple log-sections with a chisel , and the skin from a cow bison is my preference for drum-heads . The biggest drum I made has been~ 32'' wide , 20'' deep . I sold it , and the man said it would become a Buddhist temple drum high on a mountain .

    Such drums may have up to 5 tones .

    For gifts and trade - I like to make little deer drums .

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    Pix or it didn't happen.
    "God," asked Adam, "why did you make Eve so beautiful?"
    And He replied, "So that you could love her."
    "But God," asked Adam, "why did you make her so stupid?"
    And He replied, "So that she could love you."

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    Well , ok today I made a pix of a drum in a Korean-style Opera . And there's a quartet of flutes I have made , and a bird puppet , and also a washtub cello . I don't believe the woman singing has realized the bird of wonder has just arrived . I am sitting with the flutists . There is a traditional painted screen on set .

    The sketch is in my public album .

    https://www.talkclassical.com/attach...8&d=1542065917
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    The drum is very respected , centered .

    As for the washtub cello , it's virtue is in its old string from a cello that's got for free . It can be played quite precisely , range 1.5 octave .

    I make the flutes from Rio Grande River cane and may tune them to perform as a set .
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