instrument-a-day 16: shishi odoshi

Instrument-a-day 16: Shishi Odoshi

Instrument-a-day 16: Shishi Odoshi

Another way to use up waste bamboo that was too split up for a wind instrument. Though a real shishi odoshi (deer scarer) would use good bamboo and make a much nicer sound. The sticks are gathered from the park; the pivot is steel rod through an aluminum tube (leftover from the slide guitar).

It sounds like this. (video here)

1 thought on “instrument-a-day 16: shishi odoshi

  1. This is terrific– I really like the idea and might try talking my dad into one when he gets his landscaping going– their new house is almost finished (move in around March or April) and the area should be moderately afflicted with deer.

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