Anatomy of a Reed

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Postby dropkick » Sun Oct 23, 2005 8:50 pm

Thanks Jeff, you are a god... or at the very least, a minor deity. :mrgreen:
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Postby the plod » Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:05 pm

I'll try to see if I can contact Davy to see if I can put up all of his reedmaking pages again.

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Postby dropkick » Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:24 pm

the plod wrote:I'll try to see if I can contact Davy to see if I can put up all of his reedmaking pages again.

Jeff


That would be an excellent feature for this board. I was about to do the same.
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Re: Anatomy of a Reed

Postby Johnniez » Thu Dec 31, 2009 8:33 am

I thought this might help. Its Davy Stephenson Uilleann Reed Making web page and pipe making info also.. Have a peek !!!

http://www.bagpipeworks.co.uk/index.htm

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Re: Anatomy of a Reed

Postby brazenkane » Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:42 am

It's should be known that most of Davy's info came directly from Peter Hunter! Those drawings are vers. of Peter's.
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Re: Anatomy of a Reed

Postby fancypiper » Mon Aug 16, 2010 11:20 am

Johnniez wrote:I thought this might help. Its Davy Stephenson Uilleann Reed Making web page and pipe making info also.. Have a peek !!!

http://www.bagpipeworks.co.uk/index.htm

Johnnie

I get a 404 error with that url. Are they down just now?

You can find David Daye's reedmaking guide here. Click on: Make a Quick-Finish Traditional Chanter Reed
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Re: Anatomy of a Reed

Postby awilde569 » Mon Aug 16, 2010 11:39 am

The site's been down for around 2-3 weeks now
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Re: Anatomy of a Reed

Postby brazenkane » Tue Sep 14, 2010 7:39 pm

Davy got these ideas directly from Peter Hunter!
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Re: Anatomy of a Reed

Postby the plod » Sat Sep 18, 2010 9:59 am

If you talk to Davy, he is pretty straight forward about attributing his techniques to Mr. Hunter.
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Re: Anatomy of a Reed

Postby outofthebox » Mon Oct 04, 2010 5:20 am

Does anyone have the missing image diagram with the numbers from lorenzo's post on page 1 of this thread?
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Re: Anatomy of a Reed

Postby luxodvae » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:51 am

Hi,

http://www.canit.se/~chrisdav/reedadj.html
I thought these pages by a bassoon player would offer some help to those whose wish to see how other reeds (double) are treated to give the desired results for specific problem areas -- it offers some insight into how reeds operate and can be changed, in timbre and tuning.

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