This instrument came about from a Eureka moment on my long and dull commute into work. It’s to replace the failed Dronemachine I built for Christopher Campbell.
It uses Piano wire, the springs from an anglepoise lamp, the circular insides of an electric fan motor and a bunch of hardware to act as a DIY tuning machine. It has a hefty iron rod to act as a form of truss-rod to withstand the massive tensions that piano wire can create.
The results are surprising, massive, and quite fun!