Lowland & Border Pipe Maker (Est. 1999)
"I Will Build As In The Days of Old"
NOTE: I am not currently making the larger instruments (Border Pipes, Cornemuses) due to difficulties in obtaining suitable materials. The various types of smallpipes are still available to order.
Northumbrian Pipes 2010
7 key 'F' set in Blackwood with brass and boxwood fittings. 1 tuning bead. Interchangeable stock. Elm bellows.
Some Recent smallpipes: See also the FB page
Northumbrian pipe F set. African Blackwood / Brass/ Boxwood 7 keys
Scottish smallpipe A / D combination set African Blackwood / Brass / Boxwood / 2 Tuning beads in black horn, slotted. Walnut Bellows.
Scottish smallpipe A / D combination set. African Blackwood / Brass / Artificial ivory.
Northumbrian D set. Blackwood / Brass / Black Horn. 10 Keys.
Northumbrian Pipe F set. Blackwood / Brass / Artificial ivory. 9 keys.
Scottish smallpipe combination set. Blackwood / Brass / Boxwood. A and D chanters, 3 Drones, 1 tuning bead. Walnut bellows.
Border pipes in A. Yew / Brass / Boxwood
Bellows example. Dark cherry. Leather fittings. Rebated type.
John Burke Lowland & Border Pipes
29 Foundry Fields
Co. Durham DL15 9JY
tel. +44 (0)1388 762620