This Category features fairly informally interesting jobs that come across our bench.
With Christmas and the holiday season almost upon us it can be a good time to take stock. For me in the shop, this year has been a combination of […]
The last week has been a clarinet repair fest in Wellington. Bb and A Selmer Recitals, a Selmer Series10S A, Tosca Bb and a Tosca A.
Got to say I love these. Probably because I’m an Alto sax player and it sits in the range I feel at home in. Pretty tempted to look for one […]
This gives a pretty good idea of what moister and a lack of servicing can do to the steels on your saxophone. Luckily we managed to get this one out. […]
Today we had the cool job of converting this Alexander 104 Fixed bell french horn. Take a look at the video above of the process and the pics below of […]
This week we had the NZSO Schagerl rotary trumpets in store. Beautifully made and a joy to work on. Largely these only needed a ultrasonic clean, valve alignment, and checking […]
This shows a Mateki flute repad on the bench in Auckland after the hard prep work and ready to begin the padding and putting the instrument back together. This flute […]
Today I got to service one of the bigger instruments we get through the shop. I still think the Contra Bass Clarinet takes the cake but for size this is […]
This pictorial article will step you through the replacement of a Paxman french horn bell replcement that we did, this time the reverse from a detachable bell back to an […]