John Butler: Devoted Maker of Ireland’s Uilleann Pipes

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
Cinematography by: Ruth Carden
Edited by: Paige Bierma
Music by: John Butler