Steve Litsios Wood and Rib Rhythm Bones


Making Wood Bones Story

In November 2008 I acquired a pair of Nautical Style Bones. One thing that became obvious in the weeks after I received them was that I should have bought two pairs to be able to practice with both hands so, curious as to what wood rhythm bones would sound like and interested in the challenge, I decided to make some. Fortunately I had a piece of oak that seemed the perfect size so I clamped it down and cut out two curved chunks with a saber saw.

About 3 years ago, wanting to make my own rib rhythm bones from scratch I got a few rib bones from a local butcher.