Altoid tin pocket thumb piano

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MAKE Flickr photo pool member Yapruder has a great gallery of thumb pianos, pictured here – one made from an Altoids tin… “Pocket thumb piano using Altoid tin and street sweeper bristle tines. My very first foray into plucked idiophone construction. Circa 1989.”Link.


  • Kalimba mbira sansa likembe thumbpiano lamellaphone (photo set) – Link.
  • RP Collier Thumb Piano Project – Link.
  • Altoid tin project on MAKE, they’re minty – Link.

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