Archive for Decembro, 2012

Banana xylophone!

Decembro 2, 2012

Today, the question “How did you do that?” came up quite a few times (often preceded by, “Er, what is that?”) The answer to the latter question was, “It’s a banana xylophone”, and the answer to the other is set out below.

If you’ve got ideas or suggestions for making it work even better, that’s what the comment section below is for.  🙂  There are links for downloading the software, sheet music, and booklet, all of which you’re welcome to adopt, adapt and improve.

So, this week I built a banana xylophone.

Tim, playing a banana xylophone


Its key ingredients are, in no particular order:

I also used/made:

Add all ingredients, stir vigorously, et voilĂ .