Nova Scotia Sheet Metal Workers Happy to Fiddle Around

Published: August 12, 2013

photo_2392657_resize_articleSeeing a fiddle being constructed of wood is rare enough but those visiting this Nova Scotia boardwalk had a chance to see something even rarer — fiddles being made of copper and brass.

The life-sized instruments were being made by sheet metal apprentices from across Canada who were taking part in a skills competition during a national convention being held here this week for sheet metal workers and roofers. For David Whitty of Sydney, taking part in the competition was a welcome change from what he normally does.

Click here for the full article in the Cape Breton Post by Elizabeth Patterson.