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Benjamin Kipling, Bell Tuner

Gentle Author | Spitalfields Life | 17th February 2019

A bell-tuner explains his craft. The foundry will cast a bell slightly thicker than necessary; the tuner then trims the metal by hand to yield precisely the tones required. “A nice bell should have a crisp, clear strike note, followed by the hum coming through underneath, …

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