This page contains a list of links to my blog posts about pan building.  If you're new to this, my recommendation is that you go through each of these in order.

Sinking Station

This addresses the problems of keeping the barrel still and reducing the noise while hammering.

Mini Clamps

This describes how to make the mini clamps that hold the Pan onto the Rotating Base

Bass Sinking Station

Sinking Bass pans requires a slight different setup than I use for sinking the other voices in the steelband.


Here's a list of tools I use.