Today I added updates on 3 new flutes that have been started. View new pictures to our Under Construction Page. One is a Commissioned piece and the other two are currently available. There is time to add custom touches to them if you are interested. For those interested in following what I am up to our Under Construction page is a good place to check out. Everything you find on this page that is not available can be commissioned. Check out the latest update and follow the journey of one of my newly Commissioned Art pieces…
From time to time we step outside our own box as far as species of woods we will use to craft a new flute. There are so many great species available right here in North America. Some of our favorite species that make some really nice flutes are Russian Olive, Sycamore, Black Locust, Maple, Russian Elm, American Red Elm and others. We use all of these species to craft flute with 3/4″, 7/8″ and 1″ bores for flutes in various keys. Many of the flutes will include various inlays and inset stones. Here are three of the latest flutes to be completed by artist Timothy Jennings of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. All three of these flutes represent simple elegance in design and very simple in their appearance.
Russian Olive NAF Flute – Key of F# 432 Hz – 307 Series Flute
One of our favorite woods to build flutes out of is Sassafras. We really like the tonal qualities of this wood but it is not very spectacular to look at. A wood that is similar in its characteristics is Russian Olive wood. Some people tell us they consider this a junk wood but I suspect this is because there is not a straight branch or trunk in the entire tree. Well we have found a somewhat available source for this species. You must look hard to find the right piece to get your flute blank out of but when you do you are on your way to a really nice flute.
This six hole flute with a 7/8″ bore features our Teton Spike fetish design and both flute and fetish block are hand crafted from the same piece of Russian Olive. We have hand crafted a step just in front of the windway area and finished the flute with more than 25 hand applied coats of glossy lacquer. This is a very nice playing flute and not so long that you can easily pack it with you when you travel as it measures 23 1/2″ measured on the top. Tuned to 432 Hz makes this a very pleasing flute to listen to as well as play. We have added nothing other that some very humble leather to connect the fetish to the flute body. The rest of the flute shows off the beautiful grain patterns and contrast that Russian Olive has. A very nice flute ready for a home. This flute ships with a protective flute bag. Stand not included.
Listen to Sound Sample from this flute
Sycamore NAF Flute – Key of F 440Hz
Six hole Native American Style Flute made from old growth Colorado Sycamore. Tuned to the Key of F, at 440Hz at 6500 foot elevation. This flute was built with a full 1″ inch bore and measures 24″ long from tip to tip. Although this a 1 inch bored flute it has a very pleasant mid range tone and it is very easy to play. Completely hand crafted, this flute features our signature step in front of the windway. Inlaid into the top of the flute body is a squarish piece of Oregon Picture Jasper, set in a sterling silver bezel.
The fetish on this flute is of our Otter design and it was crafted from a metal stained piece of Black Walnut stock giving it a very dark chocolate brown with some black streaked grains. This happens when the tree grows around a piece of metal such as barbed wire over many years.
The fetish seen here in the pictures is attached with hand cut elk leather that is brown in color. This flute was completely crafted by hand and finished with more than 25+ coats of semi-gloss lacquer and rubbed to a soft finish. The inside of the flute has been sealed prior to gluing helping with moisture absorption. Playing holes are average for this mid size flute and they are spaced at 1 1/8″ apart. Ships with a protective flute bag. Another nice flute and it is available now.
Listen to Sound Sample from this flute
Price: $285.00 Plus $16.95 Shipping
American Ash NAF Flute – Key of A# 432Hz
This six hole Native American Styled flute is hand crafted from Old Growth, 1st generation cut American Ash from Colorado. This flute measures 19 1/2″ long (measured on top) and features a 3/4″ inch bore give this A# a nice bright tone. Completely hand crafted and this flute features our signature step in front of the windway. Simple in design we have added our Otter fetish block which is crafted from a piece of Wormy Chestnut. Leather accents are hand cut Bison and is Black in color.
This flute like all of our flutes has been sealed on the inside of the flute to help against wetting out. This is a very easy flute to play and it allows you to blow soft or hard and not loose the sound. Tuned to A# at 432Hz at 6500 foot elevation, the 3/4 inch bore gives this flute a very bright voice.
The focusing channel on this flute is a bit narrower than most giving this flute some nice comfortable back pressure. I personally like playing this flute. If you are looking for a smaller bore flute that you will love to play this is one to consider. Playing holes are average for this smaller size flute and they are spaced a little closer together at approximately 1 1/16″ apart. Ships with a protective flute bag.
Listen to Sound Sample from this flute
Price: $285.00 Plus $16.95 Shipping
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Many of you are familiar with Teton Marketing primarily because of our Native American Flutes handcrafted right here in Jackson Hole. Last year we released our first hat that was primarily a hat to help spread the word about the company. Our latest hats should appeal to everyone who lives or visits Jackson Hole Wyoming.
High Altitude Designs from Teton Marketing is a line of active wear clothing that people can use every day living here in Jackson Hole and beyond. Watch for the introduction of clothing, hats and more as they introduce them throughout the summer. Each clothing item is branded with the Teton Marketing logo and appropriate taglines. All logos and taglines are embroidered for a clean tasteful look. We hope you will enjoy each addition as they come available. Each of our hats are designed and made right here in the state of Wyoming, truly Wyoming Made.
The current line of hats come from mostly from the Otto Collection. We currently have available in three hat designs. Adjustable to fit any head. We offer three versions of the hats, all three feature variations of the Teton Marketing Logo, the Wyoming Bucking horse, the state name “Wyoming”, the States Tag Line “Forever West” and of coarse name “Jackson Hole”on the front of the cap.
The current caps are available in jet black, Khaki, and dark Gray in color. These are very nice quality hats and all logos are embroidered, not silk screened. Our newest addition is a new ladies with the popular military style hat. A sample picture of the this new hats style is located below and to the right. If you are interested in one of these new ladies hats email us to reserve one.
OTTO Design – Non-structured cap is made with 100% Cotton. Fully Adjustable using a Velcro adjustment strap on the back of the hat. The Teton Logo and the name “Jackson
Hole” is embroidered on the front of the cap.
Per Hat $34.95 plus shipping
Womans Army Style Cap
100% Cotton Army Style ladies cap. Fully adjustable in back using Velcro adjustment strap. Soft unstructured cap. Logo is embroidered on one side of the front panel and the name Jackson Hole on the other panel.
Per Hat $28.95 plus shipping
Order By Phone
If you wish to place your order by phone please call (307) 690-0427. You can pay for your order using your credit card or we can invoice you via PayPal or send an online invoice to your email address that you can pay online. If you have questions you can also reach out to us via email “firstname.lastname@example.org“.
ABOUT THE LOGO
Inspired by the place we live. The Teton Range is truly one of the most inspiring mountain range in the world. Most people equate the Grand Tetons with Jackson Hole. Our Logo for Teton Marketing is our vision of what we see everyday. Like many of our flute fetishes that tend to be more whimsical, our logo falls comfortably in line with them. We have tried to find a balance between a literal view of the range and their whimsical view. We think they accomplished this.
THIS FLUTE HAS SOLD – SPECIAL ORDER AVAILABLE
As many of you know we love everything about the Native American Flute. A very special wind instrument with healing powers. Jackson Hole Artist Timothy Jennings recently completed another Port Orford Cedar flute winner. The working qualities and finished product Tim produces always makes us smile. This little flute is no exception. This six hole Native American Style flute is now one of my favorite flutes we have produced. Completely hand crafted with a 3/4″ bore and tuned to the Key of G @ 432Hz – we love how this flute plays and sounds. Simple elegance is the best description we have come up with.
The Otter fetish also crafted from Port Orford Cedar sits atop his new drop step design. On many of Tim’s new flutes he is adding a drop step just in front of the windway that gives really nice aesthetic effect. This step is completely created by hand and the results is a sleeker taper through the barrel of the flute. There are no added accents to this flute other than the hand cut black Elk hide lace. Overall length on this flute is 23″ measure tip to tip on the top of the flute. Playing holes are spaced for comfort and the bottom 3 holes are 1 1/8″ on center. The top three are 1 1/26″ on center with a 1 1/4″ spacing between the #3 and #4 playing holes. This little flute is a real joy to play. Signed by artist Timothy Jennings and priced to be affordable.
This flute ships with a protective bag and the price is $285.00 plus freight. This is the lowest price flute Tim has offered in quite sometime.
Tim Jennings says that “we want everyone to be able to afford one of our hand made flutes and this is a best effort attempt at making this possible”.
Currently Tim has several Port Orford Cedar flutes finished waiting for a home. Two smaller flutes similar to this one are available with inlays to the cutting edge. Check them out when you get a chance. To hear a sound sample of this flute click the link below.
Play Sample of Port Orford Cedar Flute Here: [audio http://www.individualhealth.com/flutefiles/PortOrf_432G.mp3 ]
Many of you know Teton Marketing because of the Native American Flutes they handcraft right here in Jackson Hole. Teton Marketing is growing and adding new products all the time. Recently they released their first hat that was primarily a hat to help spread the word about the company. Now they add a new hat that should appeal to everyone who lives or visits Jackson Hole.
High Altitude Designs from Teton Marketing is a new line of active wear clothing that people can use every day living here in Jackson Hole and beyond. Watch for the introduction of clothing, hats and more as they introduce them throughout the summer. Each clothing item will be branded with the Teton Marketing logo and appropriate taglines. All logos and taglines will be embroidered for a clean tasteful look. Teton Marketing hopes that you will enjoy each addition as they come available.
The current Teton Marketing hats come from the Otto Collection and they are adjustable to fit any head. There are now offer three versions of the hats, all three versions feature variations of the Teton Marketing Logo, the website address, the Wyoming Bucking horse, the state name “Wyoming”, “Forever West” and of coarse “Jackson Hole”on the back of the cap. All of the current caps are jet black in color. These are very nice hats and all logos are embroidered, not silk screened. Each hat is $23.99 plus shipping. They are planning to add several more hat designs for those of you who love Jackson Hole Wyoming as much as they do. You can Get your Teton Marketing hat today at www.tetonmarketing.com.
About Their Logo
Inspired by the place they live. The Teton Range is truly one of the most inspiring mountain range in the world. Most people equate the Grand Tetons with Jackson Hole. Their Logo for Teton Marketing is their vision of what they see everyday. Like many of their flute fetishes that tend to be more whimsical, their logo falls comfortably in line with them. They tried to find a balance between a literal view of the range and their whimsical view. We think they accomplished this. Visit their website to see other products offered from Teton Marketing…