Putting things right – the refurbishment of a vintage set of drones

Published: April 30, 2010

A play-by-play restoration of a set of 1936 silver and ivory mounted R.G. Lawrie drones by Thomas Doucet, including extensive photos and diagrams and tips from Doucet that may help you prolong the life and quality of your own instrument.

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