2004
RESTORATION OF AN OLD IRISH BELL (SWUNG, MANUAL)
(SOUTH AUSTRALIA, BELL WEIGHT 650 KG)

LEFT: Tarnished bell and degraded wooden fittings in turret.

BELOW LEFT: Cleaned bell and magnificent new wooden headstock in glue-laminated jarrah. Bell type = "falling clapper". First Australian-made wooden headstock for this kind of bell suspension. [Shown: Bell on test in workshop.]

BELOW RIGHT: Restored bell returned to service in turret.