Get Professional Repair and Restoration Services for Bagpipes

Enhancing Your Instrument’s Performance and Longevity!

Our Story

Thomas Pipe Works has been running since 2008 with Thomas having started training in bagpipe manufacture in 1995. Thomas Pipe Works is solely devoted to the restoration, repair, maintenance and upgrading of Great Highland bagpipes. From priceless vintage to modern workhorse sets, from minor repairs to extensive restoration work, Thomas Pipe Works will quickly and efficiently get your set up and running or restored back to glory like the day it was made. With a deep understanding of old world practices coupled with modern materials and applications, stunning transformations are made – and always to look appropriate for the era of the set.


Services encompass all sizes of repairs and restorations. From small cracks and leaks, tuning pin replacements, projection mount swaps all the way up to full set strip and refinish. Whole piece replicas can be made utilizing original material when possible with modern equivalents when necessary. Upgrades include services such as adding metal tuning slides, tuning pin hemp stops, as well as ferrule and projection mount replacements. Custom work upon request.


From single piece restoration to full set strip and refinish.


All manner of repairs from invisible whipping, broken tuning pins and hemp stops to loose ferrules.

New Parts

New sections can be replicated by hand using matching materials when available and or applicable.

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