Border Pipes

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Project by Pipemaker posted 08-11-2010 12:58 AM 3394 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some pictures of a set of Scottish Border Pipes made from Cocobolo with Satinwood mounts or accents. This set is bellows blown.

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#1 posted 08-11-2010 01:13 AM

That is all kinds of craftsmanship! -fine craftsmanship!-how long does that take?

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#2 posted 08-11-2010 01:27 AM

I wouldn`t know where to begin in making something like this.
Very cool! You have a lot of talent. Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#3 posted 08-11-2010 01:31 AM

Excellent job on them. How long did this take? Did you make the bellow and bag too? Any chance we can hear them? I love their sound.

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

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#4 posted 08-11-2010 01:35 AM

Very cool, great job.

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#5 posted 08-11-2010 03:19 AM

very cool stuff.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#6 posted 08-11-2010 04:53 AM

Are these what they call “bard’s pipes?” The ones you can sing along while playing? (the reason for the bellows)

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#7 posted 08-11-2010 05:46 AM

What key are they in? “C”?

What does a set like that cost?

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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