DIY Friday: Make Your Own Crickets

No, this isn’t a biology project.

Let’s say you live in an urban environment like this.  And what you long for is the sounds of long-ago summers, and the relaxing sound of cricketsong.

Unfortunately, live crickets won’t make it very long on the mean streets of the big city. But you don’t need to pine away any longer, because today’s DIY Friday project is about making electronic crickets:

Is that too much work for you? You can always download a cricket ringtone to create that relaxing summer evening feeling whenever someone calls.

(For ourselves, we’ve already got an awesome ringtone, and we’re not parting with it.)