Measuring 22 1/2" in length, with four tuning holes, this unsplit Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens ) branch flute is acurately tuned to an G# minor pentatonic scale, modes 1 & 4, playing 3 upper octave notes as well as the gypsy scale. Some of the red bark has been left on, contrasting nicely with the exposed and finely finished wood grain. Any knot holes have been inlaid with crushed turquoise. Elk lacing with turquoise and red horn bone beads holds the bird to the nest, the bird fitted with a redwood heartwood shoe to aid against wetout.
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