Repair, Saxophones, Vintage Saxophone

Frozen Mark VI Rollers

A common problem with vintage saxophones is stuck rollers. Unfortunately these rollers cannot always be saved, especially if they are real pearl rollers. Vintage Selmer saxophone rollers, however, are not pearl and are often times salvable.   This beautiful horn… Continue Reading…

Custom Keywork, Saxophones, Vintage Saxophone

Minty Low A Mark VI Alto

A client brought in a MINT condition low A Mark VI recently. I added an additional piece to the harmonic key, under the supervision of Rheuben Allen, who came up with the design and has been putting the addition on… Continue Reading…

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…

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