Personal full Set
African Blackwood, brass
and holly mounts
key: D
Personal fullset
Full set
Personal fullset
Chanter
chanter
Mid-section
midsection
Regulator keywork
Regulator keys
Chanter keywork
Chanter keys

Half Set
Honduras Rosewood, brass
and Boxwood mounts
key: D

Mainstock
Drones
Drones
Mid-section
Drone switch
Chanter keywork

'O'Connell' half set
African Blackwood, brass,
Maple mainstock and
Boxwood mounts
key: D

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O'Connell halfset
Chanter and drones
O'Connell chanter
Mid-section
O'Connell midsection
Drone switch
O'Connell drone switch
Bellows
Eastern Maple clappers
African blackwood fixtures
Leather
O'Connell bellows
Bellows outlet
O'Connell bellows outlet
Bag
chrome tanned leather
hand stitched
O'Connell bag

 

made by Boris Favre

Vancouver, BC

xbf@telus.net

 




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July, 2007

Earlier this month I attended a pipe making & measuring course in Miltown Malbay, Ireland. The class, made possible by Na Píobaírí Uilleann, was held at the Willie Clancy Summer School under the guidance of pipemakers Geoff Wooff and Cillain O'Briain.


blindfold test


Cillian O'Briain with a student
Piper van
Hillery's Bar van
pub session
pub session
pub session
pub session
Boris and Chad
my high school friend
Chad Dughi

Boris walking down the highway
walking to the B & B
after class
fiddle break
a fiddle break
cows along the highway
getting to know the locals
night cap
night cap