Creaks are created by friction between two materials. Pictured below are just two ways to create them. The first device is a rope wrapped around a dowel with I-bolts to allow adjusting the tension. The rope and dowel have rosin applied to increase the effect.

The second is a dowell insterted into a hole/slit in a larger dowel. The pipe clamp allows adjusting the tension. Again rosen can increase the effect.

Remember that most creakers will need tuning prior to performance as their effectiveness is effected by temprature and humidity.

Tony Palermo

Tony Palermo

2x4, dowel and screws

Plastic jewlery box found in junk shop that squeaks.

add creaker on top of standard door.

See Also:
Pictures of   Foley (1)  Foley Doors (2)  Other Devices (3)  and more (4)  Breaking Glass

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