beautiful kazoo

The bambazoo I bought from Doug, w/a hand-lettered red "B" on the wrapper. Sounds good, too...

The bambazoo I bought from Doug, w/a hand-lettered red “B” on the wrapper. Sounds good, too…

Doug Shafer was playing his guitar at the Portland airport this summer, on that rare day I got on a plane to goto CA (for a day! to build an oven for a writer at Sunset, but that’s another story). I stopped to listen and talk. He had these beautiful little kazoos for sale, hand made from a small piece of bamboo, some duct tape, and a piece of an old plastic bag — beautiful! He sold ‘em for about $5. A deal not to pass up. Doug’s website: http://www.doug-shafer.com/

About Kiko Denzer

I live in western Oregon with my family and run Hand Print Press with help from friends Max and Eva. We are interested in restoring the arts of living to their rightful, traditional, public role, as cultural medium – and think the web is a poor substitute, but until we can fashion something better, we try to make the most of it.

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