How to make a shell


Videocollection:  symphonic steel science

Jan Borren: Handpan sinking

Deepan: sinking, shaping, tuning

Pantheon Steel: Halo making Process

Colin Foulke: Hydroforming

Shellopan: Deep drawn

HsP: making handpan shells

Deepdrawing method for steelpan described by the PANArt pioneers:

“The deepdrawing is made with a huge press, which is about six meters high and weighs 22 tons.”

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