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Caring for your Wooden Flute
Posted by Alina Larson on
Flutes and whistles made of wood merit a bit more care and maintenance than other wind instruments. Wood can be sensitive to changes in humidity and temperature, and may warp or crack if not looked after. Whether you're looking into purchasing a wooden flute, or seeking care and maintenance pointers for an instrument you already own, we hope to provide some helpful suggestions and additional resources here. "PLAYING IN" A NEW WOODEN INSTRUMENT When you first receive a new wooden flute or whistle, you may be eager to play it as much as possible. Tempting as it may be...