On 1st May, I’ll be posting the first of 365 photographs, one a day, about my fluting journey – whether that be pictures of the making process, pictures of tools, pictures of me… etc etc. Please keep an eye out for it!
Hi all. Sadly, due to a number of unfortunate incidents which cost some of my lovely customers their flutes, I have had to increase my shipping costs; the UK will now be charged at £10 per order, Mainland Europe £15, and the rest of the world will be £25. This will ensure two things: one, […]
Hello again. When I’m telling you about the notes my flutes play, I use a standard notation based on the piano keyboard. If you’re not familiar with it, the piano keyboard has groups of 8 white keys with 5 black keys between them; the five black keys are two together and then three together. To […]
You’ll see on the product pages that each flute is in two pieces; the body and the block – and I always make sure to tell you which wood they’re made from. Now is when I tell you the characteristics of each wood that I have so far used, to help you choose your flute. […]
You may remember some time ago that I posted the first in a series of posts which talk about how I make these wonderful instruments, where I talked about shaping the flute. Today I’m going to show you something of how to make the basic body of the flute – which is actually one of […]
Day Two of our workshop in which Naomi made her own flute, Grandfather Tuned, which she is delighted with. We both learned a lot. These workshops are going to be offered as a service to adults once I have made the necessary arrangements.
I thought it would interest some of you to see some of the work that goes into making these flutes – so once in a while I’ll post up a little piece which shows a random bit of the flute making process. Today I’m going to cover shaping the flute – it starts life as a long square […]
So for the last year or so, Stonelaughter Flutes has been a bit quiet on the old publicity front; but I’ve sold a few flutes and I’ve been keeping the site up to date where I can. In the background, I’ve been learning an awful lot, and tooling up for a new generation of flutes […]