Frequently Asked Questions and Useful Information

If the Northumbrian Smallpipes are new to you, I'm sure you have many questions.  Perhaps you are an experienced piper and are looking for some advice on adjusting you set.  Have a look through the sections below and email me to find out more at

Background and History of the Northumbrian Pipes

Choosing a set of Northumbrian Pipes

Making Northumbrian Pipes

Adjusting Reeds

Reed Making

Seasoning Bags and Bellows