“.. My objective has always been to recreate the sound of the instruments as they were in their original state.
My instruments are available in Boxwood, Maple, Cormier or Grenadille. Boxwood can be a bit capricious and requires a special stabilization process. Its particular tone color makes it a favorite of recorder players. Grenadille, also known as Mozambique Ebony, is a very stable wood from the Dalbergia family and is considered top-notch among tropical woods. Compared to Black Ebony from Africa, it is very resistant to cracks. Maple is an amazing wood because its sound is velvety and powerful but is light in terms of weight. In addition, recorders made of maple are very resistant to the problems of condensation. Cormier is a wood from the Alisier family, a precious wood from our area. It resembles pear wood, though harder and a little bit more dense. It is not porous, which make it very appealing. ..“
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