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*cancelled* Pipes Maintenance Course with John Butler
April 17, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Pipes Maintenance Course with John Butler
Friday 17th April, 9.30am – 4.30pm at Na Píobairí Uilleann’s PipeCraft Training Centre, Unit 44 Port Tunnel Business Park, Clonshaugh.
The workshop will comprise of practical demonstrations on how to solve various problems that participants may have encountered with their pipes, and give them the confidence to attempt some of this maintenance work themselves. Topics will include:
- rehemping loose joints
- repair and/or replacement of valves in both bag and bellows
- tying stocks into a new or existing bag
- a systematic approach to leak detection and repair
- replacement of key pads and springs
- cleaning of uilleann pipes
Participants are required to bring their own set of pipes with them on the day and also to send, in advance, any queries, faults, or problems that they would like covered when they make their application for a place on the course. Each person’s queries will be dealt with individually, and all participants will experience and benefit from the tasks involved.
The course costs €50 per person and places are limited. To register your interest or for more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +353 1 8730093.