Tools of the Trade: Looming Pins and Cordwangler


Looming Pins, close-up Over the years I have honoured several of my tools by giving them specific names. In a previous edition of Chanter I described the Goodacre’s Razor, an invaluable tuning tool, which I named in honour of Mr Occam, of Ockham (a small village in Surrey), who may- or may- not have actually even existed. I seldom have an opportunity these days to use my Blandaderstiddle, now that all my drone reeds are all made from plastic.

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