Homegrown Music and Homemade Musical Instruments: the Musical Saw!

Practically any saw can become a musical saw, and practically anyone can learn how to play one, says the author.

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Marc Bristol and other Washington State grassroots musicians posing with their gutbucket, washboard, and jug instruments (the axe is a gag). INSET: Detail of the gutbucket "notch and bevel." 
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Right-handed technique for holding and playing a musical saw.

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