Watch “John Butler: Devoted Maker of Ireland’s Uilleann Pipes”
By Craftsmanship Quarterly
This video is a supplement to Do the Most Interesting Musical Pipes Come from Ireland?
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.