Introduction: Wood Flute

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This Wooden Flute is awesome for decoration and great for practicing your whittling skills!

Step 1: Parts/Tools

Stick (Douglas Fir looks the best)
Whittling Knife (I used a roughing knife[$20, Amazon])

Step 2: Whittling the Wood

Picture of Whittling the Wood

Get your whittling knife out and start whittling the bark off of the stick (if you only do the first layer it gives it a cool effect). Then start whittling the "flute holes" as I mentioned in the mini guitar (below). To do that, you need to cut a line in the stick, cut up to it, cut on the line, cut up to it, etc. Whittle the "flute holes" about 1/4-1/2 the width of the stick. You can also add and additional one for the thumb in between the first and second hole. To make a mouthpiece, just cut at a 45-degree angle till you have it as deep as you want.

Step 3: Finished!

Yay! Now you have reviewed some simple whittling skills that should get you prepared for my other instructable, the mini guitar!


LuvReptilesandPigs (author)2013-09-02



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