My friend Corrina and I made a washtub bass together. I was going to play it in a play (called the Grapes of Wrath, maybe you've heard of it?) with my friends Meredith, Linnea and Emily, but I forgot I had a thesis I had to finish and an opera to play in (oddly enough, also called the Grapes of Wrath!) and I was very disappointed, but the bass lived on! Here's how we made it:
I don't remember now, but I'm pretty sure I got most of my details from this website. These instructions are good too!
In fact, their directions are good enough, so here are some pictures instead. Lazy blogging!