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 […]
A new idea for presenting my more premium flutes.
Shaping on the lathe…
Glued up and in the clamps overnight… shaping tomorrow!
The cutting begins!
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 […]
Finally, I have got into gear, and have begun work on 2012’s first flute. This flute is being made with some design changes suggested by a new, but very dear friend of mine called Waonze… and it’s also being made from a Japanese Acer tree (a pale softwood which is similar in appearance to pine) […]