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by igorh
Sat May 31, 2014 1:54 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: My chanter playing in C# please help
Replies: 8
Views: 7884
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Re: My chanter playing in C# please help

Wood turns very nicely, resonant and full of natursl oils.
Only problem is with gluing. Very hard, elastic.
by igorh
Wed May 28, 2014 1:52 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: My chanter playing in C# please help
Replies: 8
Views: 7884
Croatia

Re: My chanter playing in C# please help

My second chanter, also from ipe, works much better. To wide throat in first one. Still messing with reeds. I can make a goood one, but not great. Just finished 54. Another 2 hundred i supose. After 33 years of learning to make violins and guitars didn't think it can Be so hard. It is. Chanter and r...
by igorh
Sun Jul 21, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: My chanter playing in C# please help
Replies: 8
Views: 7884
Croatia

Re: My chanter playing in C# please help

Thanks!
I tried with boat shped or bottle shaped head and it works.
It is also in A.
Reed making is much harder than i thought, especialy when you must find a right one.
by igorh
Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:12 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: My chanter playing in C# please help
Replies: 8
Views: 7884
Croatia

Re: My chanter playing in C# please help

Thanks! Yes i tried cilindrical and conical, and reverse taped conical. I didn'r try the boat shaped reed head, maybe it helps. It works only with cilindrical- OK octaves even E (in my case D#) It is mostly based on Bruce Childress chanter. Throat is 5 mm. Chanter is made with ipe, worm sound but I ...
by igorh
Sat Jul 20, 2013 1:10 pm
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: My chanter playing in C# please help
Replies: 8
Views: 7884
Croatia

My chanter playing in C# please help

After making 14 reeds with diferent staples i don't have any more idea. It is my first chanter making atempt bore is conical, taper 1:50, ending with 12,1 mm. Length is 367 mm, it should play in D, but it is in c#. My 12 reed is plakying nice, octaves balanced, reed crow is betveen g and g#. Please ...