Sand paper. My ocarina making adventure (pictures) Making a mold is pretty time consuming and moderately difficult at first, but once you get it down, its pretty straight forward. there are a few mold making tutorials in the 'ocarina making' section of the forum if you search a bit also theres this: Dunster has some great tips on her site so its worth looking through for sure.I make the whole shape of the ocarina, including the mouthpiece for my molds but otherwise, I use a slightly similar technique. you'll find what works best for you c:the one thing that no tutorial will typically tell you is how to mix the plaster and get it to the right consistency while eliminating air bubbles- thats a tricky one!
But just do enough reading on the interwebs and youll be all set and prepared. You can make a mold of an ocarina you already own for practice purposes...I wouldnt recommend trying to sell it after though for obvious reasons XDMaking one this way is in my opinion more difficult and time consuming than making your own mold. Oh and PS- Making of an Ocarina ( how to make an ocarina Introduction )
Introduction I Note: Before browsing this page, please fist read 'the ocarina room' section of The Flute & Ocarina Site This page is big !
(It consists of more than 30 photos. The total size is about 535k.) Warning. Don't try to teach others being in the seventh heaven even if you learned the introduction of ocarina making by reading this page. How To Make A Chocolate Ocarina. Ocarina making— how to make and construct ceramic clay ocarinas, sweet potato. How-to guide. Free instructions. How to Make a Ceramic Ocarina: A How-to Tutorial.
Ocarina-maker K Dunster has written an in-depth how-to tutorial for anyone who is interested in making these unique musical instruments. Perhaps you are a big fan of "Zelda, Ocarina of Time" and want to make your own clay ocarina. Or, maybe you are a teacher who needs a fun project for your students. Whatever your motivation, this instructional site on the creation of ocarinas (a.k.a. "sweet potatoes") will give you the information you need (along with some general ceramic and pottery lessons and guidelines) to successfully construct your own working ocarina.
Every section is copiously illustrated, and many aspects of the creation of ocarinas are discussed—from making a plaster mold for your ocarina body, to tuning the ocarina using an electronic tuner. Creative Paperclay Product Information. Welcome to Green Verdugo Pottery! Ceramic pots and clay ocarinas - Links. How to Make a Sweet Potato Ocarina out of clay, instructions on how to make a ceramic 10 finger hole ocarina... » Microwave Kilns. Cone Chart. As a potter, you are guaranteed to hear and use the term "cone" on almost a daily basis.
Generally, potters use the term in three ways: - To describe a property of clay or glaze. ex. "this is a beautiful cone 6 glaze" or, "I wish we had real, cone 10 porcelain. " This is the most frequent use - To refer to temperature, which is seen in the chart below. - To refer to the actual pyrometric cones, from which we derive the term. History of Kiln Thermometers In the old days, before thermocouples and pyrometers, the only way to gage temperature was with a mercury thermometer, but mercury thermometers would explode and melt when heated to 2000 degrees Fahrenheit. Cone as a Measure of Heat Cone is a measure of "heat-work" or heat over time. How to do a Pit-Firing. How to do a Pit-Firing This is the sort of thing you can easily do in your own backyard (subject to local council regulations of course).
It's a simple firing technique used in many ancient cultures across the globe and popular with potters today. Difficulty Level: easy Time Required: half a day Here's How: Dig a pit of the appropriate size, depending on the amount of work to be fired. Place a bed of dry leaves and twigs and possibly coal, which will burn slowly, at the bottom of the pit Place the pottery on top of this. Ocarinas. Ocarinas par BB Ninob 20 Septembre 2002 Pourquoi s'y intéresser?
Un instrument pédagogique Comment c'est fait? Morphologie d'un ocarina Comment ça marche? Fréquence propre d'un ocarina. Familles d'ocarinas. Couplage au jet : pourquoi le son monte quand on souffle plus fort Amortissement du mode Helmholtz. 1) Puissance rayonnée 2) Puissance perdue par non adiabaticité dans le gaz 3) Puissance perdue par transferts de chaleur aux parois. 4) Puissance perdue par perte de charge dans les ouvertures 5) Puissance perdue par mise en vibration des parois du résonateur.
Main libre. Ocarina Making Tutorials Directory. Moules. Acoustique musicale. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
L'acoustique musicale est le domaine de l'acoustique consacré à l'étude des sons musicaux, dans leur mode de production par les instruments de musique et la voix. « La musique est une science qui doit avoir des règles certaines ; ces règles doivent être tirées d’un principe évident, et ce principe ne peut guère nous être connu sans le secours des mathématiques. » — Jean-Philippe Rameau, Traité de l'harmonie réduite à ses principes naturels, 1722.