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June 20, 2016 AT 7:49 pm

Propane Tank Made into Hank Drum and Tuned to D Minor Pentatonic Scale #MusicMonday

Here’s a video of Jeremy Cook’s 2013-era “Hank Drum” made from a propane tank, before tuning:


 
And here’s a picture of the “drum” (propane tank) with holes and saw-cuts in it to tune it to a D Minor Pentatonic Scale:

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Rad!

In early 2013 I made something called a “Hank Drum,” a sort cheap derivative of the Hang. I’m happy to note that reader Gary Van Arkel decided to not only build one of these drums based on my plans, but tuned it to a D Minor Pentatonic Scale, and shared the dimensions via a comment. After a short email exchange, he even provided me with pictures, including the sticks he uses, made with 1 3/8″ rubber balls on 5/16″ dowels. So wtithout further ado,

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