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Kazoo Science
Tubular Gamitadera with membrane
Some experiments and analysis of simple mirlitons.
http://www.tlapitzalli.com/curinguri/gamitadera/gamite.html

What a Kazoo!
How to make a cardboard tube kazoo and simple explanation of why it amplifies your voice.
http://scifiles.larc.nasa.gov/text/educators/activities/2000_2001/inclass/what_a_kazoo.html

How a Kazoo makes Sounds
A science fair project for you to do.
http://www.education.com/science-fair/article/how-a-kazoo-makes-sounds/


Kazoo Design
Brass Instrument Acoustics
How the shape of the tube affects sound.
http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/jw/brassacoustics.html#bells


Pipes and Harmonics
Why do closed conical bores have the same set of resonances as open cylindrical bores of the same length,
whereas closed cylindrical bores of the same length have only odd harmonics starting one octave lower?
http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/jw/pipes.html

Kazoo Construction
Building kazoos--Many types of kazoos for you to make


The KickStarter Project

George "Butch" Collins AKA "The Old Kazoo Maker"  has opened a project at Kickstarter.com to seek backers
 for his project to make a documentary on kazoo making. 

100 Kazooz in My Pocket 
My first instructable. How to make a very easy very small kazoo
http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Kazooz-in-my-pocket/



Boowakwala.uptoten
A slightly different cardboard tube kazoo
http://boowakwala.uptoten.com/kids/boowakwala-adventures-orchestra-kazooactivity.html

Boyslife
How to make a wooden kazoo
http://boyslife.org/hobbies-projects/projects/7346/how-to-make-a-kazoo/

Carrot Kazoo
How to make a kazoo out of a carrot
http://www.newworld.co.nz/differentlikeyou/workshop/carrotkazoo

Chocolate Kazoo
Experiments in making an edible kazoo
http://beccajones.blogspot.com/2011/07/kazoo-chronicles.html
http://beccajones.blogspot.com/2011/07/kazoo-success.html

Clothes Pin Kazoo  
http://voiceofthemonkey.com/2011/07/27/kazoo-provided-by-combining-clothespin-and-strip-of-paper/

Construccion de Instrumentos Tradicionales
Construction of a mirliton on a Spanish site about the construction of traditional instruments.
Some of the other wind instruments could be made into mirlitons, also.
http://www.es-aqui.com/payno/inst/mirliton.htm
Foil Membrane Kazoo
http://www.ehow.com/how_12064436_make-kazoo-foil.html

First Night Kazoos 
A slightly different toilet paper roll kazoo. No hole in the side of the tube. Slits are cut in the wax paper.

http://jas.familyfun.go.com/arts-and-crafts?page=CraftDisplay&craftid=10526

Glass Bottle Kazoo

http://www.instructables.com/id/A-kazoo-from-a-glass-bottle/

Harmonica and Kazoo Combined
How to make a combination Harmonica and Kazoo
http://blog.modernmechanix.com/2006/07/17/harmonica-and-kazoo-combined/

How to make a wooden kazoo 
Although many people on Youtube don't know the difference between a kazoo, a straw oboe and several other things,
this does show how to make a wooden kazoo.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0zNRO7xVDI

Ideas for Kids' Music Crafts 
Making a kazoo like instrument out of potatoe chip can lids (I presume they mean Pringles can lids).
Since Ehow instructions don't have any pictures
I don't entirely understand them. Will need a little experimentation.
http://www.ehow.com/info_8181049_ideas-kids-music-crafts.html

HAGAMOS UN MIRLITON DE CARRIZO Navachiste 2009
YouTube Video showing making mirlitons from bamboo in South America.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xO0H3Fz0ocU

Jamboree Freedom in Education 
Make a kazoo from an elder branch or bamboo
http://www.jamboree.freedom-in-education.co.uk/w%27s%20craft%20corner/kazoo.htm

Mirliton 
A French page of instructions for tube mirliton (French for kazoo) & variations including a double kazoo
http://www.servicejeunesse.asso.fr/Ressources/Activites_Manuelles/Instruments_de_musique.htm
Google English Translation
http://tinyurl.com/3dvpcbx

Paper Mirlitons

Images on Flickr of two mirlitons to make from paper or thin cardboard.
The instructions are in French, but it is not too hard to follow the pictures
http://www.flickr.com/photos/taffeta/3901667363/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/taffeta/3059359705/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/taffeta/3060194038/


Red, White & Blue Pocket Kazooz
Like my previous pocket kazooz instructable, but in colors suitable for
4th of July, Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Flag Day, etc.
Make them and hand out to everyone for a holiday concert.

http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-White-and-Blue-Pocket-Kazooz/
 
Simple Flutes: Experiments with Membranes
 The first is how to make a simple tube mirliton (kazoo). The other two are auxillary mirlitions.
http://home.earthlink.net/~rdmiller3/flutes/dizi.html

NEWZaccon
Plastic pipe, plastic soda bottle, duct tape and plastic bag
http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-Zaccon/



Kazoo Accessories

Instructables--Kazoo Amplifier from a Paper Coffee Cup 
An accessory for a submarine style kazoo
http://www.instructables.com/id/Kazoo-Amplifier-from-a-Paper-Coffee-Cup/?comments=all#C2MNI0TGPAS1ZD9



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