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Watch “John Butler: Devoted Maker of Ireland’s Uilleann Pipes”

By Craftsmanship Quarterly

Recognized by UNESCO for their long history and integral role in Irish cultural traditions, Ireland’s uilleann pipes are notoriously difficult to play — and to build. Uilleann pipemaker John Butler (Ceol Pipes) demonstrates in this short video.

Produced by Craftsmanship Quarterly

Videography by Ruth Carden & Paige Bierma

Music by John Butler