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Native American Style Flute-Key of G

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Project by drbyte posted 2668 days ago 1360 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my 10 flute since starting about 3 months ago. This is a wild cherry with a hand carved Cedar ‘bird’. I created it by using my DVR-XP as a hold with a carriage mounted router to cut the excess wood away thus lessening the severe sideways sress/flex that can occur on a long hollow spindle. The carriage mounted router rides in a cradle mounted with steel wheels on two tracks parallel to the bed of the lathe. I’ll post pics of that setup if anyone interested. I have been making bowls and pens for years. The Native American Style Flute is so captivating, and it can become almost an obsession after the first one.

-- Dennis, WV





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WayneC

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#1 posted 2668 days ago

Cool. Can you please post some pictures showing the process you use to make them. Thanks.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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drbyte

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#2 posted 2668 days ago

Thanks for the ‘cool’. They are so captivating. I have some pics on my web site, http://mysite.verizon.net/drbyte/pg-NAF-Flutes.htm, of the general process. I will take some this weekend of the carriage mounted router process and post them soon.

-- Dennis, WV

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#3 posted 2668 days ago

“Captivating” Ok flute making is on the list. Looks like fun

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#4 posted 2668 days ago

beautiful. I’d love to make one

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#5 posted 2668 days ago

A beautiful flute here, a month ago Bob Morris had a great looking electric guitar…Pretty soon we’ll have a orchestra happening! Keep up the great work.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Chip

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#6 posted 2668 days ago

Wonderful piece Dennis. Thanks for sharing it.

I want to see the wooden trumpet Panama!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#7 posted 2668 days ago

Sounds like an interesting process. Nice work. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 2663 days ago

Dennis – these are really nice. Thanks for sharing!

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