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May
18
Fionntan Byrne
Online Pipes Maintenance Workshop with Jim Wenham
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Online Pipes Maintenance Workshop with Jim Wenham

Thursday 28th May, 3.00pm – 5.00pm 

FULLY SUBSCRIBED

This course is now full, but we do plan on hosting another online maintenance workshop very soon. If you would be interested in attending, please email info@pipers.ie.

Na Píobairí Uilleann are please to announce that we will be holding an online pipes maintenance course using Zoom video calling. The course will take place with well-known pipe maker Jim Wenham.

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 a chanter stock into a bag
  • cutting a bag to tie-in a blow pipe
  • a systematic approach to leak detection and repair
  • replacement of key pads
  • cleaning of uilleann pipes

Participants should send, in advance, any queries, faults, or problems that they might like covered when they make their application for a place on the course. They should have their own pipes to hand when logging in to the workshop.

Places on this course are limited. To register your interest or for more information please contact info@pipers.ie or call +353 1 8730093.

Feb
19
Fionntan Byrne
Courses at PipeCraft: Easter 2020
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The following upcoming courses will take place this April at our PipeCraft Training Centre, Unit 44 Port Tunnel Business Park, Clonshaugh:

 

Tools and Jigs for Pipe Making with Patrick O’Hare

Date: Tuesday 14th – Thursday 16th April
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
Cost: €180
For more information see https://pipers.ie/events/2020/04/tools-and-jigs-for-pipe-making-with-patrick-ohare/

 

Pipes Maintenance Course with John Butler

Date: Friday 17th April
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
Cost: €50
For more information see https://pipers.ie/events/2020/04/pipes-maintenance-course-with-john-butler/

 

To register your interest in either course or for more information please contact info@pipers.ie or call +353-1-8730093. Places are limited. 

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Mar
18
Emmett Gill
Upcoming PipeCraft courses
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Upcoming courses at PipeCraft, Unit 44 Port Tunnel Business Park 

Tuesday 29th March – Michael Hubbert- Responsible Pipe Restoration; Attitudes and Techniques with Michael Hubbert

Wednesday 30th March – 3 day Bellows making course with Donnacha Dwyer

Saturday 7th May – 2 day course – Practical Acoustics with Bill Haneman

A limited number of places for all courses are available. Please email info@pipers.ie or call +353 1 873 0093 for bookings or further information.

Feb
11
Emmett Gill
PipeCraft – Maintenance Class Monday 21st March.
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PipeCraft – Maintenance Class Monday 21st March.

Location: PipeCraft, Unit 44, Port Tunnel Business Park, Clonshaugh, Dublin 17

Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Donnacha Dwyer

Cost: €40

The workshop will comprise of several hands on instruction sessions on how to solve various problems that participants may have encountered and which they would benefit learning how to deal with these issues for themselves, such as repair and/or replacement of valves in bellows, replacement of stocks in the bag, cleaning of their pipes a step by step approach etc.

Participants are required to bring their own set of pipes with them on the day and also to send any queries on faults or problems that they would like covered, when they make their application for a place on the course. Each persons query will be dealt with individually and all participants will experience and benefit from the tasks involved.  

The fee for participation is €40 and places are limited.

To reserve a place, please email info@pipers.ie or phone +353 1 873 0093.