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Old 02-14-2010, 11:17 PM
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Default Kokopelli flute

This is the last flute that I made with an inlaid Kokopelli, using crushed turquoise. The wood is Brazilian Rosewood, and the stand is a piece of found wood that I carved an Indian face into, and am naming it Wind Spirit.
I hope to get time to make a Kokopelli flute stand like Mottles made. It will be perfect for a flute like this.

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Absolutely beautiful flute!! Great job. Love the stand it is on.
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Stunningly beautiful flute, Tom. The stand ain't half bad either. Great work, thanks for sharing.
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Tom,
What an excellent job? I like the color, and really like the stand. a piece to be very proud of.

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Beautiful piece Tom


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Old 02-15-2010, 01:19 AM
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Thank you Tom , Ed, Bill, and Gene, I appreciate you all taking a look , and the comments. It even sounds good, Now if I could only play it.

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Absolutely stunning!!! How did you tune it? My most prized possession is a flute hand made by Hawk Littlejohn, who sadly is no longer with us. Mine is tuned to a C#, and I bartered with Hawk for a second one tuned to F flat. I gave it to my daughter. They were tuned by his wife, Gherri who is a classically trained musician. When both are played in a duet the harmony is so surreal that it brings tears to my eyes.

Thank you for sharing these photos.

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That is one beautiful peice of work Tom
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Old 02-15-2010, 03:08 AM
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LP, I use a Korg, chromatic tuner to achieve the notes I want. The rest is a lot of elbow grease. Thanks for looking.

Thank you Herb for your nice comment.

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Beautiful flute Tom! It would be nice if you'd send it to me for closer inspection, I promise to send it right back, maybe. It is fantastic and the inlay really sets it off, can't wait to see the stand you're going to make, although there's nothing wrong with the way it is now. Thanks,
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