uilleann bagpipes

The blog of an uilleann pipemaker.

Archive for the month “June, 2014”

Adjusting the Bridle 2

This 2nd vid is a demo of adjusting an uilleann chanter reed that closed up over time. This is mainly aimed at customers overseas or who may have reed probs.

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Inspirational

Some inspirational uilleann piping here on caleb’s website

Adjusting a bridle

Same chanter. A demo of reed bridle adjusting if it has came loose or the reed became too open during transportation across continents/ climates and examination by customs. Adjusting the reed for the tuning of the back D would need another video. A closed up reed may require the loosening of the bridle if it is too squashed.

more of the same chanter

The Gardener/ Pipemaker

A fine day to get out of the workshop?

Here are two photos of an uilleann D concert chanter during manufacture taken on 2 consecutive days, more to come.

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