This is a soprano flute with a fingering system similar to the penny-whistle. The tapered bore produces a mellow tone.
I had Shapeways make this model from "strong & flexible" material, and it worked perfectly right out of the box.
The software I wrote to design this is available as Python package "demakein": http://www.logarithmic.net/pfh/design
This is a shawm, the loud medieval ancestor of the oboe. This shawm is about the same size as a tenor recorder.
You will need to make a drinking straw reed, from a straw of 4 - 5mm diameter. This is quite easy, here are instructions.
Use blue teflon plumber's tape to make a tight seal between the two segments.
This is a soprano flute with a slightly complicated but versatile fingering system, similar to the recorder. The tapered bore produces a mellow tone.
The software I wrote to design this is available as Python package "demakein": http://www.logarithmic.net/pfh/design. This page also includes a fingering chart.
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