Anubodh Baansuri: Indian Classical Concert Bansuri Bamboo Flutes
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Bansuri Repair

Fixing a Crack in your Bansuri Flute

Despite all TLC (tender loving care) bansuri bamboo can still develop a crack sometimes. Even  though, at first the crack may not seem to affect the sound at all, the crack can propagate quickly and diminish the sound. So the best course of action would be to repair and control the crack at the earliest.

  1. Take the bansuri when its cold (not recently played) and apply low viscosity cynoacrylate (instant glue) along the should seep into the crack because of low viscosity.
  2. Hold the flute and press so that the crack is closed...hold for about 30 second.
  3. Now after 5 minutes or so clean off extra glue from the surface and do thread binding if you know how to do it or apply several rounds of scotch tape.


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Reinforce your Bansuri: Thread Binding

Altering the bansuri pitch
Lowering the bansuri pitch
Sharpening the bansuri pitch

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