Musical instruments are lots of fun but boy, they sure ain't cheap.
Dennis Havlena (the internet's true DIY instrument king) demonstrates some dedicated yankee ingenuity with his homemade alternatives (aka poor man's instruments). Dennis has created hundreds of hybrid, folksy instruments including bagpipes, banjos, psalteries, didgeridoos, hang drums, and dulcimers.
Don't miss his demonstration video below. There's no limit to what this guy can construct. Oh.. and the best part? Dennis was generous enough to load his site with multiple How-To's, just in case you want to try-it-yourself...
Dennis' impressive collection: