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by rgouette
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Is an 18" lathe sufficient for turning a concert chanter?
Replies: 5
Views: 1158

Re: Is an 18" lathe sufficient for turning a concert chanter?

oh man, charity.. charity sir! I can tell you one huge reason: Adult ADD If I don't get an e-mail followup that I have a thread response(usually a default with forums), it's altogether too easy for the thing to slip my mind, as I move onto the million & 1 things I'm doing.. I might have missed a thr...
by rgouette
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: reamer metal: will this work?
Replies: 1
Views: 419

reamer metal: will this work?

Howdy, I'm looking to try my hand on making a concert chanter: kind of a personal challenge.. I don;t have a lot of $ to spend on top shelf materials etc, but my question is this: Will the steel rod sold at big box DIY stores work for making a usable tapered reamer, to use on hard woods? I'm reading...
by rgouette
Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Is an 18" lathe sufficient for turning a concert chanter?
Replies: 5
Views: 1158

Re: Is an 18" lathe sufficient for turning a concert chanter?

btw Geoff, older thread, but I did end up buying a nice extension that doubled my between center length.
:)

now, onto drill bits & reamers!
Rich
by rgouette
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Is an 18" lathe sufficient for turning a concert chanter?
Replies: 5
Views: 1158

Re: Is an 18" lathe sufficient for turning a concert chanter?

this MAY be a moot question, as I've recently seen a bed extension available for my lathe...
by rgouette
Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Reeds and Pipemaking
Topic: Is an 18" lathe sufficient for turning a concert chanter?
Replies: 5
Views: 1158

Is an 18" lathe sufficient for turning a concert chanter?

That's about it.. the most basic of questions, which give you some idea of how new to turning I am.. Can I successfully use an [18" swing] lathe to make a concert pitched chanter? part 2: Could I also utilise the open ended method of boring it, where I have a steady holding up the far end? Regards, ...
by rgouette
Fri Apr 24, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: Pipes for Sale
Topic: For sale: McNichol C & Joe Kennedy D + stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 2168

For sale: McNichol C & Joe Kennedy D + stuff

Selling my stuff.. Here's the ad on the Maine craigslist: https://maine.craigslist.org/msg/4991583168.html -McNichol C chanter: blocked for keys, blackwood -Kennedy concert chanter: plain, no keys blackwood -Ballard bellows w/new Kelleher bag: bellows are in ok shape...needs a little rework to be sw...
by rgouette
Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: Pipes for Sale
Topic: FS 1/2 set McNicholl in C
Replies: 1
Views: 1525

Re: FS 1/2 set McNicholl in C

sold.
by rgouette
Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: Pipes for Sale
Topic: FS 1/2 set McNicholl in C
Replies: 1
Views: 1525

FS 1/2 set McNicholl in C

Howdy lads.
Take a look..
Figuring out the asking price..
http://www.rich.gouette.com/?page_id=1742
by rgouette
Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:29 pm
Forum: Uilleann Pipes General Discussion
Topic: Keyboards and the Irish Pipes
Replies: 22
Views: 4994

I don't get it.. If a fellow plays a piece of music consisting of union pipes, synth etc and calls it traditional Irish music, then that's one thing. What's the big deal lads.. Am I saying overthrow ITM? NO! But for crying out loud, what is sooo wrong with what Spillaine & Spillaine 'ish players do:...