Recorder Making Course With Tim Cranmore
 
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Introduction
We will supply you with ready-drilled blanks for the recorder you are going to make, and all tools. Models available are Stanesby alto 440 or 415, voice flute Denner 415, or C tenor 440. Workshop overalls, with dust and eye protection, will be provided, and note that, although we have third party insurance, you should have your own personal accident cover. It's useful to have some woodturning experience before you arrive.
 
Day 1
  • Welcome and health and safety intro
  • Recorder bore theory, measuring the bore and how it relates to tuning
  • Designing and making a head joint reamer
  • Using the reamer to complete the head joint bore
  • Woodturning practice, making some foot joint shapes
 
Day 2
  • Turning the external profile using drawings
  • Introduction to the windway cutter
 
Day 3
  • Cutting the windway
  • Cutting the labium and window
 
Day 4
  • Block making and finishing
  • Completing the beak of the recorder
  • Oiling the recorder
 
Day 5
  • Threading the joints
  • Demonstration of tuning and voicing by Tim using your instruments
  • Tea and flapjacks
 
Schedule
You can download the current course schedule document from the publications section.
 
         
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