The musical instruments that are being produced in my wee workshop in Co.Fermanagh could not have been done without the the guidance, patience and encouragement of Mr. David Michael Quinn. David, I am truly indebted to you for your friendship across all matters.
(Sold)B-Natural 3/4 Set, In Ebony, Boxwood and Brass Posted June 6, 2014
B-natural 3/4 set in ebony, boxwood and brass metal-ware. 5-key chanter This set is complete and ready for sale. I will be using it during summer 2014 to play/exhibit at various musical events around Ireland. It will be available to collect/ship September 2014. It is offered on a first-come basis and a 1/3 down-payment will secure.
D chanter with C natural key. Available as chanter alone, or in a practice set configuration. Contact Martin for details.
Interview with Martin Posted October 19, 2012
Mick O'Brien Playing Preshaw C Chanter. Posted August 12, 2012
Mick O'Brien takes a spin on a C Chanter by Martin at the recent 2012 Welsh Tionol. The tune is Clancy's "The Trip O'er The Mountain". (Courtesy Mick O'Brien)
(Sold) For Sale: Simple Keyless D Chanter Posted August 8, 2012
"Coyne meets Rowsome". Both bore replication and external turning follow the Rowsome pattern I use with the decorative mounts influenced by the decorative turnings of the late nineteenth century pipemaker Maurice Coyne. Contact Martin for more information.
Darach de Brún Posted June 28, 2012
ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam uasal.
C 3/4 Set: June 2012 Posted June 19, 2012.
A new 3/4 set in C, in Ebony, Boxwood, and Brass. The set will be shown at Willie Week this year.
(Sold) For Sale: 3 Chanters In D Posted on April 16, 2012
Three concert pitch D chanters for sale. Two in ebony with brass metalware and boxwood mounts. One acid-washed boxwood chanter with brass metalware and unwashed boxwood mounts. All three chanters are fitted with a C-nat key, have been voiced and are ready for immdediate despatch.
The boxwood chanter (the chanter in the centre of the pictures) has been washed with acid to give an aged "patina". A set of drones in the same style are currently under construction and will be ready Christmas 2012. The purchaser of the boxwood chanter will have the opportunity to book these drones which are offered in advance of my waiting list.
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B Natural 3/4 Set Posted March 19, 2012
In Sonokeling Rosewood, European Boxwood, with hand rolled-brass metalware. Photo Essay