Are you a music lover? Well, most people love to hear or play music nowadays. Even if you don’t like music that much, you must know at least one person into music. You all will agree if we say that music is something that soothes our soul, and this is why we are going to tell you how to make a musical bow at home.
Do you know anyone who plays musical instruments? And, is there any musical instrument in particular that you love listening to or want to learn to play? Most people like playing the drums, piano, violin, and guitar. But have you ever considered listening to a musical bow?
Believe us, the sound of a musical bow is so melodious that it will be like candy to your ears. What will your reaction be if we say that you can make it at home? Yes, it is quite easy to make one, and it will sound really good. When you make one, you can play it in your free time and feel at ease.
So, are you ready to make a musical bow at home? If yes, let’s just get started with all the tools and materials and feel the music coming from it.
Look at the following tools and materials and gather them together to make your musical bow.
- Easy to bend long wooden strips
- Twisty ties
- Wooden blocks
- Fishing line
You need to follow the following easy steps, and you will have an amazing musical bow of your own.
Step 1: Take a long wooden stripe that is bendable and make two cuts of around half an inch on both ends with the help of a saw.
Make cuts at both ends
Step 2: Take a fishing line, tie a loop on one end, and hook it at the cuts on one end of the strip.
Hook the fishing line
Step 3: Now, take the fishing line to the other end, insert it through the cuts, and keep sliding the fishing line into the cuts 5-6 times.
Slide the fishing line again and again
Step 4: Bend your strip, pull the fishing line, slide it through the cuts, and tie it around the cuts. Wrap the twisty ties around the fishing lines at both ends to keep them together.
Wrap twisty ties at both ends
Step 5: Add a wooden block between the fishing lines and the wooden strip to tighten them.
Add a wooden block
Step 6: Take a glue stick and move it to and fro on the strings to make them sticky. Your musical bow is ready.
Doing this DIY project includes using a sharp saw, so be cautious while using it. If you are small, you better do it under your parents’ supervision. Handle all the tools with care, take exact measurements, and don’t hurt yourself.
So, you know how to make a musical bow at home now. You should not delay anymore and get started with all the tools to make a musical bow yourself.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.