Matta, Robert

Robert Matta and his Pipes Sep 2014 in Chanter 2014 Autumn

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Making reeds for a boha in G Mar 2020 in Chanter 2020 Spring

During a conference in Barbaste in 2012, Robert Matta gave a detailed demonstation of his manufacturing technique for his boha reeds. After numerous experiements, he determined the dimensions and measurements that best suited his bagpipes. Only a few materials are required, just a Plexiglass body and a strip of carbon fibre or cane. Then, having assembled the reed, all that is required is to vary the thickness of the carbon fibre or cane strip to refine the setting.

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