I sent an E-mail to the creator but haven't heard back. Any thoughts on the part numbers on the Lego djembe? Trying to build one for Christmas gift :-)

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From the looks of it, the base is made out of a 4x4 red plate (#3031) and a 1x4 red plate (#3710). On top, you have 3 1x4 red tiles (#2431) arranged in a U shape within the center of the U 3 1x2 tiles with center stud (red - #3794) and 1 regular 1x2 tile (#3069), like so:

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The seat is a hinge piece (#3938 on #3937), sitting on 2 of the 1x2 tiles with center stud, whereas the djembe itself is a 1x1 cone (#4589b), an inverted 2x2 round disc (radar - #4740), a 2x2 round disc with X hole in center (#4032) and then the finishing 2x2 round tile (with optional pattern - variants of #4150).

The cone, inverted disc and 2x2 round pieces are attached together using a Lego Friends magic wand #87994pb01 or a Bar 3L (#87994), though I don't have access to such a bar and hence wasn't able to try it out in my draft build, but I did test out a Bar 4L (#30374) and know that that works if trimmed down to about 3L. Alternatively you can use a tool screwdriver (#6246a), but this doesn't secure the top 2 round pieces very well.

Here are step-by-step instructions :) : step 1step 2step 3step 4step 5step 6step 7

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    I'm guessing a small rod (Bar 3L) or similar? Possibly trimmed/halved. Dec 2, 2014 at 17:14
  • The only small rods I have are 4L, and even they don't fit tightly onto the 2x2 round plate. In my quick build the top stays on relatively ok, but it is not a normal strong Lego fit and the top of the djembe will fall off if you hold the model under an angle.
    – Phil B.
    Dec 2, 2014 at 17:56
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    I would use a #6246a small screwdriver to hold the top to the base of the drum.
    – PGmath
    Dec 2, 2014 at 18:12
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    @PhilB.: Actually, there is a generic Bar 3L too: bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?P=87994
    – gev
    Dec 2, 2014 at 19:28
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    I just tried this build with a 3L bar and it doesn't fit. The bar sticks out the bottom enough that you can't put the cone onto a stud, not even a hollow stud like the one on your jumper. Dec 3, 2014 at 20:47

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