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PipeCraft Course: Making Hand Forged Keys with Bill Haneman

April 11, 2022 @ 9:30 am - April 13, 2022 @ 4:30 pm

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Three-day course at Na Píobairí Uilleann’s PipeCraft Training Centre on making hand forged keys with pipemaker Bill Haneman. Monday 11th April through Wednesday 13th April 2022 (the week before Easter), three days inclusive, 9.30am – 4.30pm each day.

“This three day course will cover hand forging of keys from cold-workable brass or nickel silver rod.  Students will learn basic hammer forging, filing, and finishing techniques to produce strong, work-hardened keys as used by classic pipe makers from Kenna and Coyne to Leo Rowsome.  The forging of long regulator keys will also be covered.  The course will also cover the production and fitting of traditional leaf springs for these keys.” 

Cost for the course is €105 for members / €130 for non-members. (Membership can be purchased on the Na Píobairí Uilleann website).

Please contact Na Píobairí Uilleann by email to info@pipers.ie or by calling +353-1-8730093 for more information and to sign-up.

All participants will be required to adhere to all health and safety protocols in place at PipeCraft.


April 11, 2022 @ 9:30 am
April 13, 2022 @ 4:30 pm
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Na Píobairí Uilleann’s PipeCraft Training Centre
Unit 44 Port Tunnel Business Park, Clonshaugh.
Dublin, Ireland
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