Calendar January 26, 2018 19:43

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I write about the use of technology in this entry from my design blog that assisted me in the complex process of designing pipe groupings for organ case pipes. These are the pipes that you see laid out in some geometric form in the front of an organ case. I use examples from the first organ I built to describe the process and tools I developed to create a three-section front pipe grouping for the instrument.

 

http://stevepanizza.blogspot.com/2013/06/how-to-design-organ-case-pipes.html

Posted January 26, 2018 19:43

Calendar January 26, 2018 18:59

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This entry is especially relevant as I wrote about the motivation behind the organ I built now made available by the closing of a church. I write elsewhere about how the instrument may actually provide material for a new instrument. This entry details how the organ itself is the result of repurposed material designed into what became the first instrument I built as an independent builder.

 

http://stevepanizza.blogspot.com/2013/06/reuse-and-repurpose.html

Posted January 26, 2018 18:59

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In addition to managing my evening and weekend organ building workshop, I also work at the University of Minnesota.

People at the University encouraged me to write about my thoughts and experiences regarding design and engineering as they specifically relate to the work I do in the shop, so I started a blog.

Here I include links to entries about design topics specifically related to pipe organ building.

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