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Project by imallchalkedup posted 1098 days ago 1285 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my newer flutes, it is made of Cherry wood, and accented with paduuk, the block or bird is also paduuk and african blackwood. This flute is also in the key of Gm and has been concert tuned. I was trying to come up with my own design on the block ( the piece tied down on top) and came up with something I like and probably you will see a lot of for now on. Carving isn’t really a specialty of mine, so carving animal blocks is not going to be something I would attempt , so I had to come up with something different and well here it is.

I have two more flutes that are done, just need the block made for them. It’s just been so hot in the garage lately that its really slowing me down. :(

Anyway, hope you like the new flute.

-- RStadler





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MShort

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#1 posted 1098 days ago

Ron,

Those are absolutely beautiful !!!!!!!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Tim Kindrick

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#2 posted 1098 days ago

Thanks for pointing out the bird doo doo!!!! It made me laugh!!!! LMAO

Oh yeah, nice flute!!!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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sedcokid

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#3 posted 1098 days ago

What a beautiful Flute, I sure would like to hear the sound it makes (maybe you could do a you tube video).

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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imallchalkedup

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#4 posted 1097 days ago

Ok, as requested I uploaded a video on youtube and you can hear me play a beautiful composition I wrote, yeah right. Anyway if you wanna hear how the flute sounds here is the link

-- RStadler

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imallchalkedup

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#5 posted 1097 days ago

Ok, it did’nt need a link. Looks like it imbedded right in the post, oh well, good.

-- RStadler

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#6 posted 1097 days ago

Ron I really like your flute. It would seem to me it would be very hard to get it in tune. Do you use a electronic tuner to get get the proper pitch? Beautiful woods!!!!!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#7 posted 1097 days ago

Yes, I have a chromatic tuner both on the computer and a handheld one.

-- RStadler

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