Recent Commissions

Off to Australia!

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This is a one-piece whistle in Spalted Beech with a box. I would usually etch then box with my ‘Arwen’ inspired logo but as this whistle is to be used in re-enactment events, it was preferred that the box remained without any adornment.

…a slight departure

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A rare foray into the higher keys. This is a Soprano E made from English Cherry. Cherry can be difficult to work as it has a tendency to split but seasoned properly and oiled well it can reward you with beautiful figuring that matures ┬áto… Read More »…a slight departure


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This is a pair of whistles commissioned from 150 year old maple recovered from a family clock. It no longer worked but the owner didn’t want to just throw it away, so commissioned a C and D whistle from the turned frame pillars of the… Read More »NORWEGIAN MAPLE