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Fritts

I visited Fritts on March 30, 2007. The first room I walked into was the huge erecting room. Here's a view looking down:

Here are the C and C# sides of a winchest. Fritts uses a thin layer of redwood to cover the top and bottom sides of the channels.

The waste wind grooves:

Pallet slots:

These are the channel dividers that allow pipes to be shared without the use of flip-flops:

Large clamp:

Making shallots:

The wood shop:

Pipe casting table:

Hammering machine:

Pipe making room:

Both ends of some 16' open wood pipes:

Voicing room: