Up to this time I owned and loved a wooden flute that was made in India. The strong wood revealed a lovely grain. A brass ring hugged the end of it, looking like a prince from a far away land...
A Spiritual Application of Flutemaking
Warning! This may impact your life and be a great blessing
I have been known to say, that the art of Bamboo Flutemaking boils down to where the holes should go and how big they should be. There is much more to flute making of course and it even has a wonderful spiritual message.Thus, dear reader, the Parable of the Flutemaker.
After four decades of harvesting bamboo in Florida for flutes, I began to ask the question, "How did this get here". Even the old-timers could not answer. After 4 years of researching, I have become the "Erik the Flute-maker Florida Bamboo Detective Agency". And was quite surprised to find what I did.