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Turn a fancy wooden whistle (ocarina) which plays eight notes.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #75 Oct 1999 pg. 20

Ten old-timey toys you can make: (1) spool racer, (2) old-time paddle-wheeler, (3) handkerchief parachute, (4) Park-Pond sailboat, (5) somersault clatter blocks, (6) monkey on a swing, (7) hummer buttons, (8) shepherd's flute, (9) quoits (ring toss game), and (10) pill-in-the-bottle.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1971 (v.49#12) pg. 52

Syrinx, a Pan pipe made from soda straws.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1963 (v.53#10) pg. 46

Three South American instruments, a flute, a drum, and maracas.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1965 (v.55#2) pg. 41

How to make a flageolet, a simple wind instrument similar to a flute with holes you cover to form notes. Involves both lathe turning and careful drilling.
FINE WOODWORKING #8 Fall 1977 pg. 80

Modified V-block, built of wood, holds flageolet securely while working windways, channels and slots.
FINE WOODWORKING #10 Spring 1978 pg. 16

How to make a wooden flute. Includes instructions for lathe-boring long holes and keeping them centered.
FINE WOODWORKING #44 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 64

Making river whistles, cane flutes, and twig whistles.
FINE WOODWORKING #71 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 68

End-boring jig for use on a lathe is made from metal pipe fittings and scrap iron. Used to bore long, straight holes in a flute or fife.
FINE WOODWORKING #107 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 14
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #109 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 10

Simple musical instruments you can make. (1) African tongue drum. (2) Bamboo flute. (3) Thumb piano.
HANDMADE Spring 1982 (v.2#1) pg. 75, 70

Two simple folk instruments to make and play: A Mouth Bow, and a Flute.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Spring-Summer 1978 (v.8#2) pg. 18

Instrumental pendant. Make a sweetly-toned ocarina (small flute) from gemstone. This one-octave wind instrument is small enough to be worn on a chain as a pendant.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Feb 1990 (v.43#11) pg. 84
Correction LAPIDARY JOURNAL May 1990 (v.44#2) pg. 12

Make a bamboo flute. Part 1.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #78 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 144

Make a bamboo flute. Part 2.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #79 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 158

The simple pleasures of the recorder. Tips on selecting and playing this flute-like instrument.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #79 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 194

How to make a treble recorder, a musical instrument of the flute family.
WOODWORKER #1040 Jul 1980 (v.84) pg. 430

Courting flute. An easy-to-make reproduction of a wooden flute once used by the Lakota Indian braves to court eligible young women.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1995 (v.19#2) pg. 44