Wooden Irish flutes

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Wooden Irish flutes

Post by Jester »

I currently play classical flute and am thinking of buying an Irish folk flute and am particularly drawn towards wooden rather than composite material

I once tried an Irish flute but found the hole span to wide for me as I have quite small hands. I researched Casey Burns Flues (through a US forum) who provide wooden flutes with a shorter hole span

Has anyone any recommendations for flutes I should be considering, has anyone any experience of Casey Burns flutes and are there any obvious disadvantages with this type of flutes such as the wood cracking, etc

Many thanks


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