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Native American style Flute #15

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Project by drbyte posted 2191 days ago 797 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Number 15 is Wild Cherry with a Yellowheart Butterfly bird. It is F# and Pentatonic scale. I made it on an old Craftsman ‘Router Crafter’ resulting in super thin, super resonant walls. It may be a bit too thin, they’re about 1/8” thick. The router crafter puts no sideways torque on the flute so there is no flex or chatter. It is lacquered on the outside and has shellac on the inside of the bore. Ended up right at 24” long.

-- Dennis, WV





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#1 posted 2191 days ago

Dennis,

Again this is a nice piece.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 1584 days ago

Dennis,
Speaking of the Router Crafter, mine is missing a crank handle. You wouldn’t know where I can find one, would you? Craftsman doesn’t make them anymore and I’ve been unable to find one on the internet.

-- Splintered Board Podcast - Woodworker Un-extraordinaire

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