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So – how does it all work?

So you’ve got this flute, and you know how to make pretty noises with it… but you don’t know HOW it does it! Well, I’m here to help you find out. We’re going to go quite detailed; but not deeply technical or into the physics. First thing to appreciate is that air is a substance […]

Day 1 – Flute 365

Hi all! As promised, I’m beginning the Flute 365 project today – 365 daily photos showing my flute making journey. Today’s photo shows a detail of the ramp, flue and True Sound Hole of a new flute under production – it’s made of Western Red Cedar, or in Lakota, Hante. It’s a sacred wood to […]