Once in a while someone will ask to have a mouthpiece banded to repair a crack, prevent a crack, or just for looks. The copper here looks nice. The lathe comes in handy for these jobs.
I was asked by a friend to build a trumpet from a valve casing, lead pipe, and bell. Sent the valve casing down to Anderson Plating in the States, and they did a great job on the valve job. Making all the slide parts, and removable bell was quite a bit of work. This horn […]
Before and after an a badly tarnished flute.
Here’s my latest project, a 1914 Curved Conn soprano with detachable neck. This is a rare one. I’m hoping its going to be a good one… This will get the full treatment, silver cleaning, special Conn mods to the keys to moderize, black roo pads, it will be a beauty when I’m done..