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WRAL Tar Heel Traveler

Resharing a post from a few years back (as featured on the WRAL Tar Heel Traveler). Not much has changed how Roddy does things. ...

An instrument to stir the blood.

Summerville man crafts bagpipes for pipers around world By RICHARD WALKER, T&D Staff Writer ^ Nov 5, 2006 They’re nearly as old as time....

Ethical and Sustainable Sources.

It took a year for this wood to arrive, because it is ethically sourced from Tanzania. In a remote area of Southern Tanzania where large...

A Duty.

Sharing a lovely story from 2016: Vidor Police Sgt. Rodney Johnson said he's watched fellow Officer Jeff Courts play his bagpipes at...

Throwback Catalog.

Spent the day with Roddy at the shop and came across his very first print catalog; a late night throwback Thursday. Some of Roddy's...

Slender. Strong. Classic.

Every now and again we get unique sets of drones in the shop for restoration work. Aesthetically, this is a rather demure and dainty set...

Wood.

All of our wood is Air dried only, kiln drying can burn off some of the natural oils which are so   very important in musical instrument...

An instrument to stir the blood.

They’re nearly as old as time. Though they’re easily recognizable by sight, they’re even more recognizable by sound, a sound like no...

The very first.

As a learner piper, when Roddy was ready to purchase his first set of bagpipes -- he said to himself..."I can make bagpipes.." The rest...

Links and Dealer Information.

Contact our dealers: We recommend you order through one of the dealers listed here. However, feel free contact me directly to discuss...

Higgins + Elevation = Tone

Sharing courtesy of Griffin Hall and J. Higgins, Ltd. -- the Higgins pipe chanter reed played in the Elevation chanter. Slightly lower...

Customer Comments.

It gets lonely sometimes in the shop - we'd love to hear from you -- so drop us a note. Contact. Roddy, I received the pipes the other...

The Patriot Edition.

Following the great success of our Millennium Edition, we decided it was time to introduce a new, unique design. Rather than look to...

USMC Limited Edition Bagpipes©

On 10 November 1775, by Act of the Continental Congress, two Battalions of Marines were raised, thus forming the United States Marine...

Millennium Edition.

\Looking toward the future, we returned to the past for inspiration. This unique design features two symbols of Scotland's noble...

Premium Engraving.

Our Premium hand engraving is done by one of the few true artists left in this field. We make our silver as always, to ensure it is of...

Engraving.

All of the metalwork on this page is made in house at MacLellan Bagpipes. This way we can ensure the quality of the engraving and fit of...

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