Turnin’ turnin’ turnin’ . . . R.G. Hardie & Co. celebrates Duncan Campbell’s 49 years of service

Published: January 31, 2011
Turnin’ turnin’ turnin’ . . . R.G. Hardie & Co. celebrates Duncan Campbell’s 49 years of service Published: January 31, 2011

After almost half a century working with R.G. Hardie & Co., one of the world's master crafstman of Highland bagpipe-making decides to hang up his full-time tools. Meaghan Proudfoot checks in with Duncan Campbell of Glasgow on his memories of Bob Hardie, John Weatherston and the more than 7,000 sets of pipes he has personally turned.

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