Repair

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Recorders are made from wood. As wood is a living construction material it is quite possible, as time goes by, unwanted changes in the instrument will occur.


Most of it can be repaired…


If the sound is not as good as it used to be:

- Responsiveness /Voicing can be adapted

- Correction of internal bore

 

Instrument blocked up/croaky:

- Responsiveness /Voicing can be adapted


Intonation of separate notes/whole instrument sounds impure: 

- Responsiveness /voicing can be adapted

- Correction of internal bore

- Retuning of single tone holes

Cracks in the wood:

- can be glued

- rings made from wood or vegetable ivory can be put on


Mortise and tennon joint too loose:
- new twine
- new cork

 

 Mortise and tennon joint too tight:
- new twine
- new cork
- tennon has to be reset

 

Tennon is broken:
- new tennon has to be attached

 

Thumb hole is worn out:
- a new thumb hole made from vegetable ivory (also made from wood on demand) is inserted 


 Keys out of order:
- new pads
- new small cork pieces
- new spring
- straightening of keys

 

And lots more…


Please be so kind and call me before sending your instrument!

Due to high demand on repairs I am offering appointments to reduce your waiting time, so the recorders are not out of your hands for too long.


Please fill in the following repair order and send it to me together with your recorder:

Repair order (download)

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