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Recorder making Sept 18£1,150.00

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Course overview | Make your own professional wooden recorder with expert recorder maker, Tim Cranmore.

During this 5 day course you will be involved in making the tools required for the bore, turning the profile from drawings, drilling the tone holes, making the head-joint and cutting the windway, block fitting, and tuning and voicing the recorder.

With only two students on the course, you are assured dedicated attention as required.


Course director | Tim Cranmore: Internationally respected recorder maker.

Materials | Cedar & Maple (Boxwood on request and at extra cost).

Instrument type | Students will have the choice of making a number of baroque models, eg. Alto recorder after T. Stanesby jnr., A440 or A415, voice flute, A440 or A415, or tenor in C, A440.

Abilities | Suitable for adults and students over 16 years old: musicians, artisans and craftspeople.

Please note; if you have had prior woodturning experience you are more likely to complete your instrument satisfactorily within the week long course. If you do not finish we can arrange a continuation course for you. Please email Tim Cranmore @ tc@fippleflute.co.uk.

Course length | 5 days

Cost | £1150 or E1500 (includes finished instrument).

Personal accident insurance | Personal accident insurance is obligatory for non-EU participants.

Booking and Further information |

We will supply you with all the tools and a ready drilled blank for the recorder you will make.

Please bring your own workshop overalls, with dust and eye protection.

Please note, this course is run privately by Tim Cranmore.