Double Reed Price Guide
Complete Overhaul - Student open hole £130.00, Student closed hole £150.00,
Semi pro £170.00, Full system £205.00, Bassoon P.O.A
Full Service - Oboes: Student open hole £65.00,
Student close hole £75.00, Semi pro £85.00, Full system £95.00, Bassoon from £95.00
Checkover and adjust - from £35.00
Tenon Cork replacement - Oboe £15.00, Bassoon £25.00
An estimation of repair cost can be given on inspection, without obligation.
General repairs, such as accidental damage, dents, loose joints and broken springs undertaken. Please phone to make an appointment. Prices quoted before work commences. Minimum charge £15.00
Check-over and Adjust:
Check over instrument, re-seat pads as necessary, set up action, test. N.B. This level of repair is generally only possible on newer instruments and those in good condition.
Disassemble instrument, clean body and key-work, oil bore, straighten bent keywork re-seat pads, check corks and springs, re-assemble, lubricate and regulate to good playing order.
Overhaul / Re-pad:
Disassemble instrument, remove excess wear in key-work, clean key-work, clean main body, replace all pads (and springs as necessary), seat pads throughout, renew all corks and felts, refit tenons as appropriate, lubricate, set up action, test.