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ki-e-ta style flute done with Lacewood.Beautiful voice in Fm.Subtle decoration.
-- RusticBru of Utah, bpsheelydesigns.com
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#1 posted 06-07-2011 06:02 PM
Umm, beautiful woodworking, but.. how does one Play such a big flute?
#2 posted 06-07-2011 07:45 PM
Native American style. Minor Pentatonic scale.The voice of the flute is the most important thing.This one is beautiful.
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#3 posted 06-07-2011 09:06 PM
Great looking flute Rustic, I like the lacewood. Iv’e heard of lacewood, but don’t know anything about it, is that in the cedar family or something. Eventually I want to try another key beside Gm and would probably try the Fm or F#, maybe thats the same thing, anyway looks like you gotta player there.
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#4 posted 06-07-2011 10:13 PM
Lacewood is an Oak from Australia (Queensland).
-- Doug, Bakersfield, CA - I measured twice, cut it twice, and it is still too short!
#5 posted 06-08-2011 01:23 AM
I think F#m with a 7/8” bore should be someones next flute.
Yours or mine?
#6 posted 06-09-2011 02:38 AM
It has in fact often been called silky oak. Those who work with it will know.Bruce
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#7 posted 06-22-2011 10:51 PM
Nice flute Bruce, I think that you would like a F# in a 1” bore, if you haven’t already tried it. Also a G, F Dennis
#8 posted 06-23-2011 01:19 AM
I have a 1” bore that I glued up 1 hour ago. I have 2 F# flutes in 7/8 inch bore. One in alder, one in cherry.The alder is my favorite flute to date.My favorite key. That’s not a fair statement, I love them all.Going lower to perhaps an E, E flat or D. I don’t know yet.I am using 18:1 ratio ki-e-ta style, Keith Stanford.Your comments are extremely appreciated.
Regards and Peace,
#9 posted 07-18-2011 06:33 AM
18 to 1 ratio is a great ratio, I think that you ought to try a 24 to 1 ratio, it’s longer and has a bass sound even a 3/4 bore and on up. You might like to try Anasazi Flute as well, for sound 7/8 bore and long also 3/4 bore both very deep in sound, because of it’s length. Most F# are in a 7/8 bore, I don’t know if I mention it but 1” bore F# puts the F# flute in an awesome position and the sound …....... sorry I have to get a kleenex. lolnice looking flutes by the way.Dennis
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