PVC Pipe Marimba

In May 2013, Reid Turner, Rebecca Autenried, and Peter Autenried began work on a PVC pipe marimba, using the instruments Blue Man Group and Snubby J created as inspiration. The instrument will have 32 notes ranging from A2 to E5.

Specialty of Peter Autenried.

Specialty of Peter Autenried.

The first attempt to make paddles. A failed attempt.

The first attempt to make paddles. A failed attempt.

Pipes Draft

 

Getting close to a finished product.

Getting close to a finished product.

The project is currently on hiatus, but is projected to be done in late 2013 or early 2014.