Here is a 2 piece, root end, jiari shakuhachi I made Jiari refers to the plaster-of-paris like paste that is applied inside the bore of the flute. "Ji" means paste...
When I'm making things like shakuhachi or shinobue, I need very specialized tools that just aren't available commercially. My choices are limited to either making it myself or having someone...
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