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.
Have a “paperclip” or other big clarinet that needs some TLC? We have the experience and know-how to restore your instrument to its proper function.
Recently I received a request for something a little more unusual:
“Hello, I have a metal mouthpiece that was bitten by my dog. I would like to know if you can fix it.”
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.
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.
We work on all kinds of saxophone and clarinet mouthpieces. Services include refacing, tip opening changes, chamber modifications, and repairs to damaged mouthpieces.
The kid sat on the flute, and now it “be flat!” This was a brand new student-model flute purchased this year. One careless moment and the flute was, well, unplayable. I had to perform the following procedures.