Supplies List

  • Small wood planes or rasps
  • For: removing wood quickly

  • Vacuum or broom
  • for: cleaning shavings and sawdust

  • Varnish, oil or water based polyurethane
  • for: finishing the outside of the flutes

  • Paint brush
  • for: applying the varnish

  • Disposable gloves
  • for: varnishing

  • Shop paper towels
  • for: wiping off excess varnish, clean up

  • 1/2 or 3/4 inch dowel
  • for: holding the flute while varnishing

  • Flute drying rack
  • for: drying the flutes after varnishing

  • Optional:

  • Plastic drop cloth
  • for: keeping varnish off the floor

  • A permanent marker
  • for: signing names on peoples flutes

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