Clarinets, Repair, Vintage Clarinet

Filling Chip in Bass Clarinet

I recently disassembled a Selmer Y-Series Low Eb bass clarinet belonging to my little brother. The adjustment corks were starting to fall off so I figured I may as well perform a full mechanical overhaul for him before school starts… Continue Reading…

Clarinets, My Collection, Repair, Vintage Clarinet

Selmer Centered Tone Clarinet

A new addition to my collection! I’ve been on the lookout for a Centered Tone for a while now, and recently one came up on eBay for a great price. It’s a P-series, advanced boehm clarinet, made sometime in the… Continue Reading…

Clarinets, Polishing, Repair, Vintage Clarinet

Polishing Keys on a Full Boehm Selmer BT

This clarinet is part of Rheuben Allen’s collection. I just wanted to showcase the beautiful sheen of nickel-silver keys when they are polished again. Here are photos of the Balanced Tone on a jig, and how the keys turned out… Continue Reading…

Clarinets, Dent Work, Repair

Alto Clarinet Bell Dent Work

This particular bell is the bell of a Malerne alto clarinet. It was dropped and clearly landed on the side of the key guard for the low Eb. The hit pushed in the tone hole and popped the entire guard… Continue Reading…

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