Home-made Shakuhachi stand

This is the latest addition to the list of home-made ‘masterpieces’.

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As in all previous creations, recycled materials are used as much as possible.

When recycled materials are not in hand, I look to the nearby forests for bamboo.

This stand holds three flutes.

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The one in the middle is actually a Taiwanese flute, called Nan Xiao.

Historically speaking, the Nan Xiao is somewhat like an elder brother to the Shakuhachi.

The one I have is eight-holed, tuned to G.

It is relatively easier to handle, and softer in sound volume compared to the Shakuhachi.

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The Shakuhachi on the left is Kinko-ryu style, while the one on the right is Tozan-ryu style.

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I love playing all of them very much.

Coming back to the masterpiece story, I believe this is the only one in the world that is designed the way it is…  no?

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4 thoughts on “Home-made Shakuhachi stand

  1. Nice! I play the chinese flute. I admire the shakuhachi. But from afar. I have heard it on youtube. I have yet to understd the ‘attitude’ n frame of mind of the player n the music. But i love the tones n the sound.

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