"I Will Build As In The Days of Old"


Price includes bellows, reeds.

If a bag cover is required, please add £36.00 to the price quoted below, and state preferred colour.

Cases can be ordered, which will be additional to the quoted price, for example a flight case starting at about £110. For destinations outside Europe, it is generally better to find a local case supplier as otherwise shipping costs can become expensive.

This price guide cancels previous lists.

Instruments available immediately or at short notice are posted on the 'for sale' page.

A guide to prices, for instruments ordered appears below.

Paypal is a convenient and secure method of sending deposits and balances. Please add 4% if using this service from outside the UK to cover cross border charges,

Border Pipes prices

Border pipes in Rosewood, A or Bb, £1100 including bellows. (N/A)

Border Pipes in Yew, from £900 including bellows. (N/A)

Smallpipes prices

Smallpipes from £846 (D or C) £947 (A or Bb) including bellows

Combination set smallpipes A/D £1057

Smallpipe chanter £150 includes reed

Border pipe chanter £225 includes reed (N/A)

Northumbrian pipes are made to order, enquire for quote.

Extras such as interchangeable stocks, tuning beads, stoppers etc. £25 - £35 each.

A drone stop switch is available: add £80.

Interchangeable stocks are included in the combination A / D sets.

Postal charges vary, and it is best to check these when ordering. As a guide, to UK and Europe costs about

£21.00, and to USA £50.00 - £60.00.

All enquiries call 01388 762620.


A £100 deposit confirms an order.
Balance is due when pipes are completed. Please make all money orders, cheques etc. payable IN STERLING to John Burke. Despatch if required (it is better to collect) is 21.00 (First Class Registered Post) in UK. Allow £50.00 + for shipping to USA.

Pipes are supplied with all necessary reeds. Spare chanter reeds available (£25.00-smallpipes).

Where bellows are included, the type may be pinned, stapled or stitched, as available.

All work is guaranteed 2 years from collection and free maintenance is offered if pipes are bought locally, or if the owner is prepared to undertake transport costs.

Defects detected on arrival must be reported within 14 days to qualify for repair or replacement free of charge.

After 6 months, the instrument is regarded as "used" and cannot be repaired or exchanged as a new instrument. This applies to all parts including reeds.

Lowland and Border Pipe Maker

29 Foundry Fields Crook Co. Durham UK