The World’s Shortest Saw Lesson

Here’s the world’s shortest saw lesson. If you don’t know about the musical saw and just want to see how it works, watch this short video. It’s a great overview of what you need to make a sound to start playing. It’s a good idea to start out with a small hammer or even a pencil to hit the saw and find the “sweet spot” as shown in this video. After you have mastered this, you can start refining notes and play a few easy tunes with a bow.

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Rowena Southard, your blog hostess, is a musical saw enthusiast who lives in California. She loves all kinds of music and has a special fondness for unusual instruments.