Making Mystical Sounds of a Handsaw

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Listener Gary Wood of new Brunswick, N.J., tells us about a skill his father taught him: how to get an eerie sound out of a common handsaw.

Wood was a carpenter, as was his father. As an amateur musician, Wood uses the saw sound, which resembles a Theremin.

Still, Wood's father never cared much for his son's music; the two of them used to play the saw together.



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