How to Make a Thumb Piano with Bobby Pins

The beauty of music is that you can make so many pretty sounds with things scattered around you. And among them, bobby pins are ones that can be used for making a musical instrument. Yes, we are talking about the thumb pianos. Here we will teach you how to make a thumb piano with bobby pins.

DIY: How to Make a Thumb Piano with Bobby Pins

Let’s start our project of how to make a thumb piano with bobby pins with the materials we will be needing-

A set of large bobby pins

A piece of wood 

A large screw

Plier  

Staple gun 

Steps to Follow

Step One

The first step of how to make a thumb piano with bobby pins is to take the wood piece. If you want to decorate the wood piece, you need to do it beforehand. The wood piece needs to be a good size to fit in your hand.

Step Two

Take out few bobby pins (at least six) and start to straighten them out with the pliers. You need to straight all the bobby pins.

Step Three

Now take the screw and position it where you want the bobby pin notes to be. Put a straighten bobby pin on top of the screw and hold it tight to see if it makes the right sound.

Step Four

Now start laying around the bobby pins one by one and staple them down in the right place. You need to staple them first at the back of it. Test if the sound is right or not.

Step Five

As for the Final Step of how to make a thumb piano with bobby pins, you need to add more staples until you are satisfied.

Final Thoughts

That was all for how to make a thumb piano with bobby pins. We hope our tips will help you.

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