Foley Toys

List of Foley toys available for use.

 

Bag of Sand

Bag of Sand

Where to find: Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  Hands shuffling through the sand.

Recording was captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 3 inches away from the source.

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Bag of Seashells

Bag of Seashells

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets

What you hear:  Hands shuffling through the seashells, shaking of the bag.

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone places 3 inches away from the source.

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Blocks of Wood

Blocks of Wood StackedBlocks of Wood Unstacked

Block dimensions:  3 ¼” x 6”

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above the cabinets.

What you hear:  Two small blocks of woods being hit together, and individually on themselves and a wooden table. 

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches away from the source.

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Box of Dirt

Box of Dirt

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  Two hands being run through dirt in a plastic container. Ruffling of dirt. 

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches from the source.

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Box of Gravel

Box of Gravel-2Box of Gravel

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  Two hands being run through dirt in a plastic container. Ruffling of dirt. 

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches from the source.

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Box of Rocks

Box of Rocks

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  Two hands moving around an assortment of rocks inside of a plastic container. 

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches from the source. 

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Bullet Bag

Bullet Shells inside Bag  Outer Bag

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  A hand moving around a small amount of bullet shells inside of a plastic bag. 

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 3 inches from the source.

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Old Desk Lamp

Coiled Spring on the LampDesk LampFront of the Lamp

 

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  Turning off on/off switches and plucking of springs on the lamp. 

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 3 inches from the source.

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Flapper

Flapper as Used for FoleyFlapper Front View

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  The flapper being flapped back and forth repeatedly. Similar sounding to a bird flapping it’s wings. 

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches from the source.

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Metal Pipe

Metal Pipe 2Metal Pipe

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  Metal ring being sled across a metal pipe. Resembles a sword. 

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches from the source.

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Spring Loaded Plank

Spring board

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  Snapping of a metal spring onto a wooden board. Sounds very similar to a chain-linked fence. 

Recording captured using a Shure SMM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches from the source. 

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Suction Cup Paddle

Suction Cup Paddle

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  A plastic suction cup paddle being peeled off of a wooden table, at fast and slow speeds. 

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 3 inches away from the source.

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Wooden Xylophone

Wooden Xylophone

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  A mallet running up and down the xylophone multiple times. 

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 3 inches from the source.

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Common Kitchen Utensils

Assortment of Cups and MugsCooking PotIMG_6516Small and Large PlatesStacked Assortment of Plates-2Stacked Assortment of Plates   

Where to find:  Walker 212, on shelf above cabinets.

What you hear:  An assortment of small and large dinner plates being set onto a wooden table.

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches from the source.

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Footstep Cart

Footstep Cart Front View Footstep Cart Side View

Where to find:  Walker 210, usually towards back of the room.

Hard Carpet Platform

Hard Carpet

What you hear:  Walking-pace footsteps on the hard carpet platform. (Note that shoes with rubber soles were being used in the recording.)

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 2 inches from the source.

Sandbox Platform

Sandbox Platform

What you hear:  Numerous light footsteps on sand in the sandbox platform. (Note that shoes with rubber soles were used in this recording.)

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches away from the source. 

Tile Platform

Tile Platform

What you hear:  numerous footsteps across the tile platform. This platform is often used to replicate kitchens or other regions that have a tile floor.   (Note that shoes with rubber soles were using in this recording.)

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches from the source.

Wooden Platform

Wooden PlatformWooden Platform in Action

What you hear:  numerous footsteps across the wooden floor platform. (Note that shoes with rubber soles were used in this recording.)

Recording captured using a Shure SM7b dynamic microphone, placed 6 inches from the source. 

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Baby Boomer Speaker

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Where to find:  Walker 212, on the shelf above cabinets.

 

 

 

 

 

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