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Half Set in C

A half set pitched in C made circa 2008 in Ebony, brass and alt.ivory.  The aesthetic of the bore design is one that I still follow today.  The pipes have been cleaned, re-hemped, reeded and had a new bag fitted.  They are available to ship/collect.  I am acting as an intermediary in the sale and payments are to be made directly to the customer via BACS or cheque.  Please contact for further information.

News: Pipemaker's Journal

  • 19 Jun 17

    B Hollow stock and Drones. 

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  • 17 Jun 17

    D Concert pitch 3/4 set in rosewood, brass and box mounts. Hollow stock and fully-keyed chanter. 

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  • 4 Feb 16

    4 B-natural chanters voiced, reeded and ready to go. The left-handed 5 key last played in the video...

  • 2 Nov 15
    The Sound of the Uilleann Pipes

    BBC Your Place And Mine radio interview with Martin Preshaw, by Anne Marie McAleese, on October 31, 2015.

    http://bbc.in/1PXs56L  Interview begins at 19:24.

    "The 'pipes of the elbow' as they're called sometimes, because of the way they're played and doing that isn't easy - never mind, making a set of them, very complicated instruments.  Only about 6 or 7 people in the world are real, expert pipem...

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