A question I’m often asked is “what’s the difference”? Well – my standard flutes play pretty well, and they’re in tune; and they don’t have anything wrong with them… BUT When making a premium flute, I go the extra mile; and this post will tell you some of the ways I do this. It’s not […]
In the absence of any “Custom” comissions at the moment, I have a couple of plans for upcoming projects. First off, I have a stick of Cherry that needs to be made into a G, Ab or A flute much like the one you’ve just seen on my Facebook Page. That is already on the […]
These are replica Eagle feathers; and soon they’ll be available for Stonelaughter Flutes at very reasonable rates. Watch out on the site for news of their arrival!
Most flute makers make some mark on their flutes to identify their work – mine’s pretty simple; an image of Kokopeli, “SL” for my name, and the key of the flute. A loose grain like western red cedar makes it hard to be neat!!
This flute was made today… B Flat and made of Western Red Cedar, with a cherry bird.
Following a snap in the body of this flute, I put in an ash piece and made an absolutely stunning (though I say it myself) flute which is now with an extremely happy owner. Bubinga is an exotic wood which is incredibly dense and hard… but as you can see has amazing grain.
As of today, the “Custom Order” facility of my site has been beefed up with three “ranges” you can order from. The Buffalo Grass range is the starting point; it’s only £80 (fixed). You get to choose the key of the flute within a certain range and I do the rest; it’s finished in a […]
This is a flute about to meet its new owner.
The cutting begins!
Marked up and ready to begin…