Hi everybody, I have finished the flute now and I am very happy with how it has turned out. I was quite concerned about getting the finger holes correct and had some help from Charlie Mato-Toyela who spent about 90’ on the phone from t...
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Location: Sydney Australia
Musician with a love of woodwork. I have mainly been working with turntable plinths over the last year but have attempted some furniture building and restoration in the past.
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Hi again, I had some material left over so have made a simple stand and have applied 4 coats of scandinavian oil, I plan on about another 4 coats and then beeswax. I’m still not brave enough to start drilling the finger holes!
Just some pics of shaping the flute, I have given it a blow and it has a really nice sound so I assume I must have got the nest right.
I have a couple of pics so far. I had to make a join in the timber so I dowelled it together at the block of the flute. I think the next step is to join the pieces together and start shaping the outside. I have heard it is a good idea to finish th...
Hi all, My woodworking club has a competition each year called ‘The Super Foot’ and entry costs a small fee and all entrants get a piece of wood equivilant to 12×12 x 1” (even though Australia is a metric country) to ...