I've been making bagpipes since 2000. I started with Scottish Highland bagipes, and then started making smallpipes. A few years later I started making Scottish Border-pipes, also known as Northumbrian half-longs. At the time I was one of the only Border-pipe makers in the country, but a few more have picked them up in recent years. I started making Uilleann " Irish Bagpipes" in early 2005 with the help and inspiration of many master pipemakers, including Tim Britton, Christopher Bayley, John Leistman, and a few others. Later this same year, "2005", I started making Swedish bagpipes, called "Svensk Sackpipa" in Sweden. At the time, I was the only professional Swedish bagpipe maker on the continent. A few years later, I got one of my buddies into making Swedish pipes, so their are two of us now on the continent, but in different countries. As of date, I'm still the only maker of this bagpipe in the United States, not counting amateurs. Amateurs in that they don't do it for a living, not to take anything away from their work. This is probably my favorite of all the bagpipes that I make and play, and I would say that it is the easiest to make.
Maker of Scottish, Irish, and Swedish Bagpipes
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