Advice 1: How to make a pipe

Homemade musical instruments created in the traditional techniques, carry much more air and heat than tools purchased at a music store. Such instruments are well suited for playing outdoors, for original gifts and in General to experience folk music culture. In this article, we offer you to make your own hands a simple shepherd's flute – a flute. Materials for the manufacture of such pipes is easy to find in nature.
How to make a pipe
You will need a cane or reeds quite dry and intact. Stem length should be about 30 cm, and its diameter is 1 cm, Prepare the tools – hacksaw, files, sandpaper, a wood burner, superglue and a sharp knife. Also, pick up a piece of durable wood for the manufacture of whistle flute.
From the tube, saw off the rough edges and sand them with sandpaper. Then with a knife or a metal rod, remove the internal partitions of the stem.
Wrap stick a strip of sandpaper and insert the wand into the channel of the future flute, clean it. Before handling a pipe on, tightly wrap the edges of the reed or cane stem strong thread so the material is not cracked.
Measure from the edge of the flute 2 cm and with a pencil draw a rectangular contour of the hole for the whistle of a width of 0.7 cm and a length of 0.5 cm. Carefully saw out the hole. Then finish with a needle file whistle whistle, giving his corner a right angle. The whistle should be at an angle of 45 degrees.
From separately harvested piece of wood fabricated the insert into the whistle, the appropriate size of the diameter of the inner channel of the flute. Insertion length should be such that the piece of wood started at the outer hole of the flute and ended right in front of the rectangular hole of the whistle. Insert the piece of wood inside, brushing it super-glue, and cutting the excess, and then wait until dry.
Turn on the tuner and blow the whistle to determine the tone. After determining the tone take the tool to burn the wood and burn a small hole where you plan to place the first hole of the flute.
Expand the hole, checking it with the tuner in the diatonic major system. When the hole was wide enough to build, go to the formation of the next hole. If when you first set up the tone of the flute was consistent with the "Re" note, first, the near-to-whistle, the hole will correspond to the note "Mi" and the next hole, the notes "f-sharp", "Salt", "La", "b", "C sharp" and "Re".
The back of the flute make another small hole. Making a complete set-up all holes, again sand the inner channel with sandpaper wrapped around a stick.

Advice 2 : How to make a whistle out of paper

What do the whistles. This fun craft can be built from plastic and from wood and from other natural and artificial materials. It is sure to delight children and help adults remember their own childhood. Of paper also makes a very loud whistle.
How to make a whistle out of paper
You will need
  • -thin durable paper;
  • -plastic whistle;
  • -transparent tape.
Take the paper, which should be very thin and, moreover, strong enough. To create this very simple whistle is suitable, for example, a piece of paper from under candy, packaging of other products. Please note that to stretch the material should not.
The edges of the paper tightly squeeze both hands between the index and big fingers. Pull a candy wrapper or a piece of paper very much. Hold it to your mouth and blow. If the whistle did not immediately work, then try several times to change the position of the lips and experiment with the tension of the paper. In the end, you will definitely find a suitable option. If the sound is not too loud, then thoroughly wet the lips with water and try to blow again. This is the easiest way paper whistle.
Also paper you can build a holiday version of such a "tool". To do this, take a plastic whistle with a wide opening on the side opposite the one in which whistle. * Check that there is air in it the middle – it is important that the air flow could easily unroll the paper, which you attach to the base. Pick up the appropriate sheet – it should be thick and fairly thin paper that can withstand a constant process of expanding and collapsing. For example, suitable material, identical to the one used to make candy wrappers for candy. It is desirable that it was quite bright and colourful, after all you are doing is whistle for use at festival or party.
Of paper make a tube with a diameter similar to the diameter size of the whistle, and a length of about 15 centimeters. Glue it and wait until it thoroughly dries. Put the tube on a plastic base and attach it with transparent tape. Take the "snail" until the whistle. With the whistle this snorkel will unfold.
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