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'CherryCows' Native Flute - Birdseye Maple

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Project by kieta posted 09-01-2011 04:53 PM 2410 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

(WOW – I just got an email yesterday from this group for the first time in 5 years! Seems, that somehow my account had been put in limbo by the system….glad to be back! I have updated my profile.)

This Native Flute is made of Birdseye Maple. The second photo shows the Fetish-block that sits on top of the flute, and it is made of American Red Oak and African Paduak.

You can see more at my website CherryCows.com

I do not actively make flutes for sale….pretty much just make them for myself and as gifts.

I do, however, teach how to make the Native Flute and how to play the Native Flute.

I’ll post a few more photos soon.

Great to be back….
kieta

-- ki-e-ta of www.CherryCows.com





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Michael1

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#1 posted 09-01-2011 04:55 PM

Great to see you back. That is a really nice flute. I will check out your web site.

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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BigDaddyO

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#2 posted 09-01-2011 05:03 PM

weird, I just stumbled across a site yesterday that has a bunch of tutorials and one was how to make one of these. I never even knew they existed until then. Yours looks a whole lot better than the one in the tutorial.

http://paleoplanet69529.yuku.com/

-- www.bigdaddyoworkshop.com

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drbyte

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#3 posted 09-01-2011 05:43 PM

Great flute Kieta! Glad to see you back! Have you done any more updates to your flute making guidebook lately?

-- Dennis, WV

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FlyingMLB

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#4 posted 09-01-2011 05:44 PM

Glad to see you here. This is a beautiful flute. I’ve been very interested in making flutes recently. I’ll check out your website for sure.

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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kieta

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#5 posted 09-01-2011 06:15 PM

Yes, I continue to update my books and I send out ‘free’ updates to all of my students.

Currently, the beginners book on how to ’make’ the Native Flute is the #1 selling manual on flute makng in the world….and I thank the thousands of folks who have bought it for that.

My latest endeavor was to finally complete (after 2 long years) my Video Series on ”How To Play The Native Flute In 6 Weeks”. Again, that is instruction for someone who has never played a musical instrument before.

Lots of fun writing these manuals and videos. Great hobby, in addition to my Native Flute making woodworking.

I hope to retire from my regular J.O.B. in 5 years and then I can really get rocking&rolling on all of this fun stuff!

Stay tuned….
kieta www.CherryCows.com

-- ki-e-ta of www.CherryCows.com

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drbyte

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#6 posted 09-01-2011 06:33 PM

I have your Flute book, how do I get the updates?

-- Dennis, WV

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kieta

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#7 posted 09-01-2011 07:03 PM

Howdy Dennis….and first of all let me say thank you for supporting my books….I sincerely appreciate it.

The ”kieta Native Flute Making Manual” (intended for beginners/intermediates) is now complete and there have been no more updates.

The ”kieta Shop Booklet” (intended for advanced flute makers) continues to evolve and I post free updates on our Basic Flute Making Forum:
http://launch.groups.yahoo.com/group/basic_naf_making/

The most recent chapter was Chap 37, and was about laminating different types of wood for the Fetish-block.

PS – I just posted another project here on Lumberjocks about my CherryCows Spokeshave Mule (draw-knife bench). Take a look at it.

Stay tuned….
kieta
www.CherryCows.com

-- ki-e-ta of www.CherryCows.com

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MShort

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#8 posted 09-01-2011 11:00 PM

Very nice a member in our turning club has purchased your plans and has made serveral flutes now. They sound awesome. Thanks.

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

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