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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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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Trumpet Mouthpiece Removal

Trumpet mouthpiece removal, the wrong way.

Stuck mouthpiece? Read this BEFORE grabbing those pliers! One of the most common issues with brass instruments is a stuck mouthpiece. Often this is caused by carelessness on the part of the player, especially with student musicians.

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