The Reedmakers

Published: April 30, 2007

Part 2: How to extend the life of a chanter reed. One of the world’s leading reedmakers, James P. Troy, reveals his reed longevity tips

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The Reedmakers

Published: February 28, 2007

Part 1: Choosing a great chanter reed. Colin MacLellan begins a multi-part pipes|drums How-To Series on Highland bagpipe reeds, featuring the world’s most knowledgeable cane-craftsmen

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