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Akiko’s Taiko Project

In October 2012, initiated by Karen Young of Genki Spark (Boston, MA), Korabo’s Dave engaged in a conversation with Akiko Uchiyama, a high school teacher in New City (New York) about building a set of drums for her taiko club, Mugen. Akiko received a grant to go towards some drums and stands. Akiko and Dave […]

Skin-soaking jig

Our resident mad scientist Dave has created yet another ingenious invention: the skin-soaking jig. The jig is made entirely of PVC. One end has two spouts: one for inserting and extracting the rolled up skin and one for pouring and draining the water. To get the skin pliable enough to roll up and fit in […]