More DIY gear! A bodhran is a kind of Irish drum, you see them around a bit more than you probably realise. They’re played with a kind of drumstick called a tipper. I saw Alec playing a bodhran with a tipper made out of bamboo skewers last year, at a fair. I liked the sound, took a couple of pics, and figured out how to make one myself! And I’ve posted a video on how.
Mine looks fairly different to his, but it has the sound. Mine looks like this:
I have a plan for the Trad O’ th’ Month. Going to try to record it next week. It’ll be fun. ^_^