Subtle differences in the position of keyholes have a great effect on intonation, responsive-
ness and overall performance of an instrument. The Flute Scale Story Stick is a simple two-piece tool that allows technicians to accurately locate, measure and analyze the exact positioning of tone holes along the entire length of the flute body.
Flute Scale Story Stick Instructions Here
Every flute model has a unique geometry and subtle differences in the position and size of the tone holes have a tremendous effect on the intonation, responsiveness and overall performance. As you might expect, the specifics of those variations have, by and large, remained a big mystery to most players and technicians. Of course, we’ve always figured that mysteries are there to be solved and that musicians and techs should have the tools they need to understand every aspect and nuance of the instruments they play or service. That’s why we developed the ultimate tool for identifying the exact location of tone holes on any flute.
The Flute Scale Story Stick is impressively accurate and incredibly simple to use and once you have it in your kit you’ll never have to wonder or guess about the geometric specifics of any flute. The ultimate flute-geek tool? Possibly, but then again, we’ve got an entire company of flute-geeks working day and night to develop new tools and accessories so give us a couple of weeks and we’ll come up with something even geekier.