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About The Author
*Picture of the Author* Brent Santin lives in Ontario, Canada, where he works in the museum field and performs traditional music. Brent plays the Irish flute, tin whistle, the bones and the bodhran. He has been part of the Celtic bands "The Spleen Bishops", "The Hoolies", "The Barley Mob", "The Duncan Cameron Band", the traditional duo "GreanStalk" and the Celtic-pop band "Haggis". He also makes Irish flutes, when he can find the time. Brent can be contacted via e-mail at

1. Introduction
2. Making the Rim - Method One
3. Making the Rim - Method Two
4. Mounting the Skin - Method One
5. Mounting the Skin - Method Two
6. Mounting the Skin - Method Three
7. My reflections on these methods
8. Making A Steam Box
9. Making A Rim Form
10. Making A Beater
11. Maintaining Your Bodhran
12. Tuning a Non-tuneable Bodhran
13. Sources for pre-cured Skins
14. In Conclusion
15. Article Distribution

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