Once again we have spent time cutting new flute blank stock in both 24 and 30 inch lengths. All of the blank stock cut is from matched stock. The end result is an array of newly available Billets, Pre-Bored and End Cap Flute Blanks for those of you building your own flutes.
Flute Bore Sizes
in the coming weeks I will be adding the following size flute bores:
3/4″ – 24″ length
7/8″ – 24″ length
1″ = 30″ length
1 1/8″ – 30″ length
Species Available in this Lot
River Reclaimed Mahogany
Alaskan Yellow Cedar
Port Orford Cedar
Our Pre-Bored Flute blanks ship ready for you to do your magic. Each blank is shrink wrapped to protect the blank until you are ready to work on them. Our prices range from $32 – 56 per blank set.
Every blank shipped comes with a 3 foot piece of hand cut Bison leather and a set of our proprietary flute schematics that should help guide you in your flute building project.
If you are ready to shop for a set of Pre-Bore Flute Blanks visit our page where you can select from available inventory.
Simple yet elegant six hole Port Orford Cedar flute. Hand crafted and voice by Wyoming flute artist Timothy Jennings. True Old Growth Port Orford Cedar continues to be rare and hard to find. We currently have a fairly nice stock of this lumber if a flute such as this interests you.
This is a 1″ inch bore flute with a longer Slow Air Chamber and block giving this flute an overall longer aesthetic. Both Totem Rails and the Totem (fetish) were crafted from river reclaimed Sapodilla.
Unique to this flute is the hand cut Elk Antler cabochon that was crafted from Wyoming harvested elk and is bezel set in Sterling Silver and inlaid into the body of the flute. Over all this was a very nice commissioned flute.
If you would like to inquire about a flute like this being made for you please reach out to Tim Jennings via email (email@example.com) or give him a call (307) 690-0427.
Upgrade your Commissioned flute or add accents to one of our already crafted flutes. Most of my customers who buy a flute from our shop would prefer something a little more unique than just a nice flute. For some just adding a small leather accent is enough while others request something more individualized that holds a special meaning to them.
Hand Made Cabochons
On of my favorite accent to add to a custom flute is a hand crafted cabochon. Personally I like the looks of a bezel set piece as it helps both define the edges of the stone selected as well as helping the cabochon pop off the flute. No two flutes or cabochons are the same and each one is handcrafted individually in our shop right here in Wyoming.
Some of our favorite stones to work with are Picture Jasper, Wyoming Black Jade, Wyoming Harvested Elk Antler, Hand quarried Sacred Catlinite (Pipestone) and other unique stones we come across. These stones can be bezel set in Sterling Silver and then set into the flute or if preferred no bezel at all.
These are just some of the images of flutes with cabochons and some of the Cabochons themselves. Accents in addition to the inlaid cabs are hand mades beads, stands and Bison leather accents. Customizing a flute for just you is a very special journey. The satisfaction of owning a one of a kind Jackson Hole Tim Flute, one that plays beautifully and at the same time becomes a beautiful accent piece to your home or office decor is a journey worth taking.
Alaskan Yellow Cedar Large Bore Flute Ready for Glue-up
This is a brand new flute being built from the ground up. This flute is being crafted from Old Growth Alaskan Yellow Cedar and will feature Sapodilla Totem rails and fetish. The Fetish is to be determined at a future date. This will be a fairly large bodied flute that features a 1 1/8″ bore. More than likely this will be tuned in the Key of C#, D, D#, E.
Updates for this flute will be posted and a brand new page for this flute will be added to our website in the coming days. We are ready for glue-up so the shaping should begin fairly soon, right after we add the totem rails, select playing hole placement and shape away. This is going to be an beautiful flute both to look at and play.
If you are interested in securing this flute before it is completed reach out to us by phone, (307) 690-0427 or shoot us an email to “firstname.lastname@example.org”. It’s going to be a very nice flute.
This is an update to an earlier post from last week. This Alaskan Yellow Cedar Flute featuring a Black Walnut inlaid Cutting Edge and Black Walnut Totem rails is just about ready to enter the finishing stages as the shaping process is complete. This flute has been tuned and it is NOT in the F or G keys as mentioned in earlier post.
My error earlier was that this was a 7/8″ bore flute when actually this is a 1″ Bore flute. It has been tuned to the Key of D# which is where it seems to want to be. NEW to this flute is a brand new fetish design, our Whimsical Eagle. This Eagle is crafted from the same Black Walnut as the inlay and Totem Rails and features a chimney around the sound hole. This is a larger flute body with an overall length of 27 1/4″ inches. Finish is to be natural and right now plans are to be High Gloss.
Time to Make Changes
There is still time to make a change in the finish. It could be finished in SATIN, SEMI-GLOSS , or High Gloss. If you wanted to add something special such as a custom cabochon in something like Sacred Pipestone or maybe a custom Wyoming Elk Antler like the one below there is still time.
Sound Sample Coming
This week we will record a sound clip that will be posted as soon as available. This flute has a deeper voice that is very pleasing.
This flute is now available to order for delivery. Depending on what you may want done with this flute will determine delivery time. As it is set now this flute should be able to ship within 10 days pr so. If you have interest in this flute please email us ‘Sales@Jacksonholetim.com” or Call us at 307-690-0427.
Recently we added a page for this flute that has been under construction. There was one small change to this flute which was we tuned it as a 6 hole flute rather than the planned 5 hole. This flute has been tuned as planned in the Key of G @432Hz. The body will be Acrylic Orange as the Totem and rail will be the natural Maple. Leather accents will be our hand cut Bison Lace. We will be adding a recording of this flute by the weekend. This flute is ready to be purchased now and should be ready to ship within 7-10 days.
This flute has been crafted by Wyoming Flute Artist Timothy Jennings. For more information on how to purchase this flute CLICK HERE.
New flute and the third one built with this color scheme. This five hole flute is crafted from Alaskan Yellow Cedar and is finished in a high gloss Acrylic Orange. Tuned to the key of G @432 Hz this is a wonderful sounding and easy to play flute.
Under Construction Now
This flute is in the final stages of construction and will be available to ship within a week or so. For more information on this flute CLICK HERE
Just completed this Alaskan Yellow Cedar flute is ready to ship. Six hole flute tuned to D #440Hz. This has been one of my most popular designs, that being a 1 inch bore flute with my whimsical Wyoming Mustang fetish.
A larger flute by design but yet still very comfortable to play. The Mustang fetish and the Totem Rails are both crafted from Sapodilla which has a wonderfully warm tone and the contrast is very regal. This flute ships with no bling accents but if wanted a hand crafted cabochon make a nice addition.
Ready to purchase at $365.00 plus shipping. For more information and how to order click here.
Another commissioned flute finished early this year found a home in Montana. This Alaskan Yellow Cedar flute was finished in Acrylic Red and features maple totem rails and maple Mustang fetish. Like it’s twin completed last year, it was tuned to G @432 Hz. A very nice looking and playing flute.
I personally am excited that it’s new owner Nakoa Heavyrunner from Poplar Montana. Nakoa is one of the best flute player I personally know. He is well known in Indian Country as an accomplished Pow Wow singer and he and his brother Donavan appear on RezKast Radio. Check them out early mornings.
I am hoping Nakoa will be kind enough to pass some recordings our way so we can share with the world his amazing flute playing talents. Enjoy Nakoa Heavyrunner…
If a flute similar to this one is of interest please reach out to Wyoming Artist Tim Jennings via email (email@example.com) or give him a call (307) 690-0427.