How to Make a Native American Style Flute – Series Introduction

As promised, I’m starting my series of posts about making Native style Flutes. Here is the list of posts in the series.Dscf2684

1. Stuff you need, and Wood.
2. Understanding your Flute
3. Selecting a Bore and Preparing the “Flute Blank”
4. Marking and Routing.
5. Cutting the ramp & flue.
6. Cutting the True Sound Hole; and gluing up.
7. Testing, Shaping and Final Key selection.
8. Initial Finishing.
9. Initial Tuning.
10. Cutting a Block.
11. Fine Tuning.
12. Final Finishing, and Marking.
13. Troubleshooting.

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