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wood on display at AAW

Finding Wood for Musical Instruments (& more)

“Where do you get your wood?” That’s a question that I’m often asked, as someone examines a flute I’ve made or emails about a kantele on my blog. The answer is – almost everywhere. A regular source of wood is a combination of stores that sell wood, like Woodcraft or Home Depot. The long planks […]

Table for presentation

How I Make Native American style flutes: Presentation for Bell woodturners

Starting off the New Year, I presented in January to the Bell woodturners group on how I make my Native American style flutes. The flute I make is in the woodland style; it takes several days to make.  So rather than show just the turning part of  flute making, I went through all of the steps […]