Bassoon Tenon Replacement

We replace tenons in all woodwind instruments. Each tenon is hand crafted in our shop to fit the instrument exactly and is securely installed for a permanent repair.

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YBS-61 Octave Key Fix

Yamaha’s YBS-61 baritone sax was an excellent instrument, but the original octave vent design caused some pitches in the second octave to be stuffy. Yamaha eventually redesigned the octave vents, and we can update your original YBS-61 to match the improved specification.

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Loose Tuning Slide

We refit loose tuning slides; all four tubes are made clean, straight, dent-free, round, and parallel, with a consistent diameter. Then we fit each pair of tubes for the right feel for the slide’s application.

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Clarinet Tenon Replacement

We replace tenons in all woodwind instruments. Each tenon is hand crafted in our shop to fit the instrument exactly and is securely installed for a permanent repair.

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Custom Modifications

Front F key, installed.

Design, fabrication, and installation of (fill in the blank). Add, remove, reposition, or reshape parts…the only limit is your imagination. With any custom job, our goals are correct function and cosmetic attractiveness.

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Adding a Front F Key

Front F key, installed.

Recently, a tech contacted me about adding a front F key to a Borgani soprano sax. He was going to perform the rest of the overhaul but decided to outsource this part of the project.

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Dents and Body Repairs

Dent removal, soldering, crack repairs. We have the equipment and skills to do all kinds of body work. Our objective is to make the result look at attractive as possible.

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