Copper Wind Chimes Woodworking Plan
3/4 inch wood of choice
Copper pipe 3/4 inch dia.x 60 inches long and 3/4 inch dia.x 12 inches long.
thin wire (mechanics wire) approx.
45 inches long
3 small eye screws
3/32 drill bit
Make five sided hanger and round knocker per the
patterns. Drill 10 3/32 holes as marked on the hanger
Cut 60 inch copper pipe into four pieces; 16.5, 15.5,
14.5 and 13.5 inches long. You now have five pieces
of pipe. Drill 3/32 inch thru hole in each of five
pieces of pipe, 1/4 inch from end. Screw 2 eye
screws, one on top center and one bottom center of
Screw one eye screw in center of wooden knocker.
Install 5 pieces of pipe to the wooden hanger with a
piece of wire approx. 9 inches long. Make sure the
pipe hangs below the hanger far enough so it can swing
without hitting the hanger.
Tie a nylon string between the eye screws in the
hanger and knocker. Make sure the knocker is able to
hit all five pipes. Tie another piece of string to
the eye screw on the top of the hanger.
Enjoy the music!!
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