Professional Repair and Service to Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe, Bassoon and other woodwind musical instruments. Established in 1993.
All work is carried out in the workshop in Marshfield, South Gloucestershire (10 mins from M4 j18) and arranged by appointment. Usual turnaround time is up to 7 days.
Satisfied clients include Sir John Dankworth, Soweto Kinch, Snake Davis, Chris Gumbley,Yanagisawa Ltd.
A collection service each Wednesday from St.Giles Music shop in Northampton takes place and instruments are returned the following week.
I am committed to maintaining the highest level of customer service during this period of Coronavirus. Extra steps to ensure your safety will be taken. All incoming repairs are being quarantined upon arrival for 72 hours before they are handled. All instruments repaired will be disinfected before they are returned and I advise all customers to follow the same safety procedures. Please contact me to discuss arrangements.
An estimation of repair cost can be given on inspection, without obligation. For a guide to prices, click on the pictures below.
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.