Bb Fife 2 pce African Blackwood withTuning Slide

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Bb Fife African Blackwood 2Pce. Tuning Slide


 Bb 2pce Fife made from AFRICAN BLACKWOOD.

Classy Brass Ferrules

2 Piece

Tuning Slide

Great Fife ...Top notes easy to reach, good strong low notes

easy to play

Good strong notes

Very dense and heavy wood

Use for Reenactment, Fife and Drum Corps, Folk/ Trad Music

Hand made in our workshop in Donaghadee N Ireland


This dense, lustrous wood ranges from reddish to pure black. It is generally cut into small billets or logs with its sharply demarcated bright yellow white sapwood left on to assist in the slow drying so as to prevent cracks developing. Good quality "A" grade African Blackwood commands high prices on the commercial timber market. The tonal qualities of African Blackwood are particularly valued when used in woodwind instruments, principally clarinets, oboes, piccolos, Highland pipes

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