“Piniature” Kalimba

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“Piniature” Kalimba

Kalimba hacker Yapruder, whose work we’ve blogged about before, continues to push the thumb piano envelope with this teeny-weeny number made with sewing needle tines and a shard of plastic-chrome from a car accident (“Makes sound but very difficult to hold.”).

Piniature Kalimba scale shot [Thanks, Patti!] – Link


  • Altoid tin pocket thumb piano – Link
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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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