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Re: cap of the bass drone

Usually they unscrew though there may be some glue in place. Email Nail for sure. Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone At Feb 19, 2015, 5:52:16 PM,
Jim Dines
Feb 19
#5573
 
5572

cap of the bass drone

Hi ! I have a Nail Bagpipe and I need to take off the cap of the bass drone (the one in the top). Anyone has any idea how can I do it with (of course) no
sampagaroa
Feb 19
#5572
 
5571

Re: has anyone seen this yet?

It cuts round little beads unlike a true combing tool which cuts straight combs and were traditionally done with chasers. I make them for most pipe makers in
Hamon Bagpipe Co.
Feb 4
#5571
 
5570

has anyone seen this yet?

http://www.pennstateind.com/store/LCMBEAD8.html http://www.pennstateind.com/store/LCMBEAD8.html it looks like it has a degree of promise, but needs a little
bschwartzberg
Feb 4
#5570
 
5569

Good build dimensions for folkpipes key of A

does anyone have good build dimensions for folkpipes in the key of A.
Ed Weber
Jan 31
#5569
 
5568

Re: Has anyone used brass tubing to sleeve the I.D. for drones to im

I know of at least one SSP maker who lines his sets with brass. I have done it on GHB and gaita sets. I started doing it to make sure my bores were straight
Alonso Chattan
Jan 31
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5567

Re: Plans for smallpipes & reelpipe drones & stocks success with oak

Osage Orange is one of the best woods for practicing. Many makes make sets from this wood. Seth Sent from my iPhone
Hamon Bagpipe Co.
Jan 30
#5567
 
5566

Has anyone used brass tubing to sleeve the I.D. for drones to improv

If there are woods that look nice but have poor tonal quality can you makeup for this by sleeving with brass tubes of the correct I.D.
Ed Weber
Jan 30
#5566
 
5565

Re: Plans for smallpipes & reelpipe drones & stocks success with oak

Does anyone have plans for smallpipe & reelpipe drones for the key of A. I'm going to start with the stocks and drones. And I'm wondering has Oak or maple been
Arle Lommel
Jan 30
#5565
 
5564

Re: Plans for smallpipes & reelpipe drones & stocks success with oak

I know that we have to learn pipemaking on cheaper timber as there is much waste. One really nice wood to use is bloodwood, I buy 1 by 1 by 12 inch pieces
Ryan Stauffer
Jan 30
#5564
 
5563

Re: Plans for smallpipes & reelpipe drones & stocks success with oak

Oak is beautiful wood - - for furniture. But as a woodcarver, let me tell you that you don't want to try making pipes out of it. Those lovely dark grain
calecmaclean
Jan 30
#5563
 
5562

Re: Plans for smallpipes & reelpipe drones & stocks success with oak

Michael MacHarg (among others) used treated Maple (resin impregnated, IIRC) for GHB in the 1980's. He'd be a useful source of information for this possible
Bogart, Lloyd
Jan 30
#5562
 
5561

Re: Plans for smallpipes & reelpipe drones & stocks success with oak

... If we're thinking of the same maker, they're dreadful. In fairness to the oak involved, the dimensions didn't look at all right on the set I saw. I would
Calum Galleitch
Jan 30
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5560

Re: Plans for smallpipes & reelpipe drones & stocks success with oak

I would recommend maple. Oak is an open grain wood and while certainly hard, does not lend itself to the qualities of maple insofar as a tone wood goes. I know
Alonso Chattan
Jan 29
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5559

Plans for smallpipes & reelpipe drones & stocks success with oak or

 Does anyone have plans for smallpipe & reelpipe drones for the key of A I'm going to start with the stocks and drones. And I'm wondering has Oak or maple
Ed Weber
Jan 29
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