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57850

Re: Digest Number 5503

I am sorry it didn't come through. If you have an email and want it sent to that let me know. The key was to drill from the bottom into what would be the
Carmine Colantuono
Feb 4
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57849

Re: Digest Number 5503

Thanks for your response, Carmine. Neither photo nor drawing came through, probably because I receive this eline as a digest, but I think I have a better idea
Anne Beverly
Feb 4
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57848

Re: Bowed wood

  I drilled from the bottom of the flute into the top half (picture #2)  By short I mean they go into the pilot hole but only enough to bite and still leave
Carmine Colantuono
Feb 3
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57847

Bowed wood

Fireeagle wrote the description of his solution below. I'm having a hard time picturing the process. It seems as if each stop brought up one or more questions.
Anne Beverly
Feb 1
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57846

Re: Bowing Wood

I had a very similar problem with a cedar limb that I cut and wanted to make a flute our of. One side decided to take a good bow to it. I glued it thinking
fireeagle6
Jan 31
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57845

Re: Bowing Wood

Bowed wood comes from the moisture content in the wood being release and bowing the wood. sap content will also do this if the blank is allowed to dry more
larryoftahoe
Jan 30
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57844

Re: Bowing Wood

I agree set it aside.Not sure how you got bowed blanks.When you go to purchase a board to make flutes.Don,t pick out any ole board.Study it,look it over
wro713
Jan 29
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57843

Re: Bowing Wood

I would just forget about it. Most likely it will crack sooner or later. When I started making flutes, I had a lot of flutes that cracked shortly after I had
peter_zenker
Jan 29
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57842

Re: Bowing Wood

Thanks for the technical explanation of why this might happen. Mike Jones “Gold is the money of kings; silver is the money of gentlemen; barter is the money
Michael Jones
Jan 29
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57841

Re: Bowing Wood

If you decide in your mind that you will scrap it, then before you bin/burn it, soak both halves in topped up hot water for an hour or two with the C clamps in
David Wilson
Jan 29
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57840

Re: Bowing Wood

I wouldn't take it any further.....unless it would only be my personal flute. It sounds like there is a lot of instability there that could get worse. Sent
Brent Adams
Jan 29
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57839

Re: Bowing Wood

Steam it then clamp it ? Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T ... From: "castlebaryr@... [nativeflutewoodworking]"
logerhead
Jan 29
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57838

Bowing Wood

I Friends I have a Canary wood flute in two halves that is not glued up yet. The pieces are 3/4 of an inch thick and an 1 1/2 wide and 24 inch long. The
castlebaryr
Jan 29
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57837

Re: Width of the TSH

When I've made whistles with square tubing the width was the bore maximum. You may have to play the measurement of the TSH in the other direction a little
Daniel Bingamon
Jan 22
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57836

Width of the TSH

I like to make the TSH as wide as possible, but now I'm making some 7/8" and 1" bore flutes. What is the maximum width that I can make the TSH? Can I make it
Peter Zenker
Jan 22
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