Building and Tuning a Native American Flute
The distinct sound of Native American flute music, popularized by artists such as R. Carlos Nakai, sounds hollow and haunting. Artists often use it to give New Age and world music a soothing, meditative sound. The Native American flute is basic: it... More »
Difficulty: Moderate

Native American Flute - Finger Hole Placement -

Follow one of the Plans for Flute Making. Use the Flute ... Many makers still tune their flutes using this method. ... Toubat: A Journey of the Native American Flute. a Native American Flute Tuning&v=D6Dr6lZ8AAg
Oct 24, 2008 ... How to Make a Native American Flute : Spacing Holes in a Wooden .... Very nice flute and very informative lesson on how the NA flute is tuned. a Native American Flute Tuning&v=lpcG-m5KQmU
Jun 18, 2013 ... Measurements and Techniques for Making Native American Flutes. BlueBearArts .... So they 2nd flute you made, is that tuned to A? Read more ...

FINE TUNING - Wind's Song Flutes

Fine Tuning Your Native American Flute ... we've received from Forum readers, questions about flute construction and tuning have been the most frequent.

Flute Tuning - Ancient Territories

What I will try to do is present some common sense knowledge gained from my experiences making and playing the Native American style flute.

Pentatonic Myth -

Essay on the modern myth about Pentatonic tuning in the Native American flutes. ... Flute makers quickly figured they could build flutes they played both scales, ...

Frequently Asked Questions about Flutes and Native American ...

FAQ about Native American flutes and flute care. ... (5 notes to the next octave) ... It tends to have thicker walls making it heaver and better able to take a fall ...

Native American Flute Meditation - DigitalCommons@URI

Throughout the various stages of designing, constructing, tuning and playing Native style ... Native American Flute (NAF): History and Construction. From the oral ...

Native American Love Flute, a Lakota Legend

This article provides an introductory history to Native American Indian flutes. ... Covers every aspect of making flutes: history, materials, tools, tuning charts, ...

Popular Q&A
Q: How to Build Native American Flutes Out of PVC.
A: Things You'll Need. 1 2-foot-long section of 3/4-inch PVC pipe. Saw. Pencil. Metal file. Drill. 1/4-inch and 1/8-inch drill bits. 3/4-inch wood dowel. 1/2-inch ... Read More »
Q: Building a Native American Flute.
A: A Native American flute is a woodwind instrument which many different Native American tribes developed centuries ago. They were often highly prized and consider... Read More »
Q: What is the Native American flute made of?
A: Traditionally cedar or river cane, though many woods have been used including redwood, birch, pine, maple, cherry, walnut, box elder and more. Modern Native Ame... Read More »
Q: How To Make a Native American Flute
A: We all know that Native Americans are very mystical and very spiritual with all their chants and dances. Using their music, like their flutes, Native Americans ... Read More »
Q: What did the Native American flute develop from?
A: The Native American flute was made from wood. Read More »