A Handmade Wooden Violin of Various Pitches Made From Sympathetic Nails and Resonant Strings

Musician Nicolas Bras of Musiques de Nulle Part, who previously created a handmade percussive instrument out of PVC pipe in order to play the song “Popcorn”, showed how to use sympathetic nails and resonating strings to make a wooden violin of various pitches.

Building the best nail violin I can, with sympathetic nails and sympathetic strings.

A Sympathetic Nail Violin

The violin can also be played without a bow, as Bras demonstrates.

via The Awesomer