Charlies brass works specializing in professional brass. The british music service is based in abu dhabi and offers customers across the uae a large range of repair tasks from general servicing of brass and woodwind instruments to repair and ultrasonic cleaning. Usually 116th inch thick sheet cork is ideal for both tenon and neck corks. From the smallest repair problem to the complete restoration of instruments, mike paulsons brass masters can help. Penarth music centre is a friendly family run music store perfectly situated in the heart of penarth. They should be able to play their instrument at a high level, john says. This book, by master repair technician, chris bluemel, covers repairs from basic simple repairs to professional repair work. Its gotta work now clinic for band directors video. Find musical instruments repairs in woodland hills, ca on yellowbook. This resource provides professionals, musicians, teachers, students, or individuals with an abundance of brass instrument knowledge. Instrument repair for the music teacher and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle. Yorkstyle instrument is in many ways the most advanced. Additional charges apply for cleaning silver or gold plated instruments. This spiral bound book covers repairs from basic simple repairs to professional repair work, a stepbystep guide to brass repair.
We service and repair all woodwind and brass instruments. If these procedures do not easily solve the problem take the instrument to a trained technician. I am a brass player myself, and i promise to treat your instrument as if it were my own. For over 25 years, we have been repairing woodwind and brass instruments for professional musicians, schools, music stores, and students. Welcome to your source for the new stofer cc tubas, new rudolf meinl tubas, fine preowned instruments, as well as repairs, custom work and accessories. Widely acclaimed for its scholarship, comprehensiveness and originality, this superior study by a leading authority on woodwind instruments is considered the definitive work on the subject. We pride ourselves in giving great customer service and friendly helpful advice to up and coming and established musicians alike. Since november ive been crafting stofer cc tuba serial number 0004, and im happy to report that it was finished, packed and shipped on thursday, march 14th. Welcome to the brass musical instrument repair page we hope you will find the following pages both informative and entertaining.
Get the guaranteed lowest prices, largest selection and free shipping on most brass replacement parts at musicians friend. Sweeneybrass is a musical instrument repair shop located in raleigh, nc, specializing in the care and craft of brass instruments. Woodwind tenon and sax neck corks are held on with rubber cement. Professional instruments may require more time to fine tune the repair and may cost more.
Band instrument repair program resources for band directors, students and professionals. Guide to brass musical instrument repair nemusicpub. Making seamed brass tubing cross brace saw blade clip flattened bell rim hook puller horn bell rim patch nosepickers trombone but applicable to others bending a trumpet mouthpiece thread restoring valve cap pliers bending butter knives for dent work making a penetrating oil feeding tube cool tools presentation napbirt 2014, 60 mb powerpoint. The repair shop at hickeys music center is pleased to offer free estimates on services in addition to those listed on these lists. The band director media group is dedicated to bringing important professional information to band directors and other music educators of all experience levels in ways that interest, excite, and intrigue. Providing excellent band instrument repair and restoration since 1970 featured for sale item. We can accomodate any of your brass repair needs and with an appointment usually very quickly. Instrument repair with over 20 years of experience. We are easy to find, being located in the heart of the city, and we have free parking. There are basically two types of soldering involved with brass instruments. What follows is an attempt to demystify brass instrument maintenance by offering clear, concise answers to common questions posed by music educators and students. Instrument repair for the music teacherpaperback brass instrument manual. Yes, all of our rentals are covered by our service plan.
In the case of monel valves, the ports in the piston are plugged. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. Perfect for classroom repair as well as a guide individuals. Offering a multitude of services including repair, customization, fabrication, and education, musicians of all levels are welcome. Complete guide to the maintenance and repair of band. Perfect for a classroom repair text as well as a guide for directors and individuals. Guide to brass musical instrument repair by chri j.
Detailed breakdown of most instruments includes important instructions on the care and upkeep of all band instruments. We recommend cleaning supplies to keep the instrument in good shape, reeds for woodwind instruments, rosin for stringed instruments, lubeoil for brass instruments, sticksmallets for percussion, and a school band book and music stand. A dvance music offers onsite woodwind and brass repair evaluations. Combines history of woodwinds with detailed descriptions of instruments used today. Mar 05, 2020 obviously, an instrument repair specialist must have a high level of technical aptitude, but he or she must also have strong performance skills, and be familiar with instruments outside of his or her area of specialty. Provides great help in pulling all stuck slides on all brass instruments from trumpet to tuba. Easy to read and designed for use while repairing brass instruments, it contains plenty of helpful photos and diagrams. Our rates are reasonable and we offer fast turnaround. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle device required. He then moved the magnet back and forth over the brass where the instrument was dented, and with time the steel ball pushed the dent outwards. We provide no cost repair estimates, and pride ourselves on quick turnarounds on all repairs. Ferrees tools erick brand band instrument repair manual.
Penarth music centre friendly service from working musicians. We stock a fantastic range of brass and woodwind, classical stringed instruments, acoustic guitars and a huge range of accessories including harp strings. Logo, votaw tool company designer and manufacturer of innovative tools and supplies for musical instrument repair. Brass instrument repair tools musical instruments store. What we do everything from playing condition repairs to complete overhauls to custom modifications.
A good book for anyone wanting to do work on an instrument. Brass instrument replacement parts musical instruments store. The care and maintenance of brass instruments has long been a subject of discussion and there are many successful approaches to a given task. Ferrees tools erick brand band instrument repair manual considered the standard for band instrument repair manuals, the contents of this book are based on over 30 years of actual experience.
Best 30 brass instrument repair in long island, ny with. Cut rope, cork, tape, excess threads on uniforms, etc. When a valve is loose or has lost its compression, it is necessary to rebuild the valve. Find the names of brass instruments in the word search puzzle and label instruments. From simple repairs or regular maintenence to complex major restorations, customers all over the us and beyond choose metzler brass. In addition penarth music centre has an extensive well stocked book department that includes music for all exam boards such as abrsm, trinity college london, rockschool, rgt etc. Selmer band instrument repairing manual by brand, erick d.
Metzler brass is a brasswind repair and restoration shop specializing in vintage and professional quality brasswinds. Easy to read and designed for use the book while repairing brass instruments. Buy or hire musical instruments from the woodwind and brass musical instrument specialists. The steel ball naturally attached itself through the instrument to the magnet. See more ideas about brass instrument, brass and instruments. The heart of the kit are two shoes, which are shaped to support the slide crook while you tap on the paddle handle to loosen it. Austin custom brass is now open as a fullservice repair shop in addition to our retail sales division.
Our familyowned and operated establishment has dedicated over 65 years to providing quality repair, rental, and. Loaner instruments are usually available for longterm repairs. We are an authorized dealer for antigua winds brass and. How to buy, maintain and set up your trumpet, trombone, tuba, horn and cornethardcover stuff band directors need to know a practical repair guide for everyday problemspaperback. Musical instrument repair brass instruments,secondhand instruments used instruments,stringed instruments,bassoons,cellos,clarinets,cornets,flutes,french horns,harmonicas,obo. True the bent shank on any brass mouthpiece adjust any key on any woodwind instrument 2 jewelers screwdrivers and many other screwdriver options push or pull a woodwind spring back into place 3 spring tools file sharp edges, knicks, etc. Yamaha large brass valve guide installation more related caremaintenance information. Straightening out brass instruments thats how dented tubas or the like can be whipped into shape again author. South florida horns superior woodwind and brass repairs. In depth coverage of repair techniques for both brass and woodwinds. Woodwind instruments and their history by anthony baines.
Everyday emergency band repairs can be done in the field with this tool. If you have any input for future additions, send us your ideas. N ormally m ost repairs can be completed in 12 days. What follows is an attempt to demystify brass instrument maintenance by offering clear, concise answers to common. Located in eastern iowa, we are 150 miles due west of chicago, near u. Brass instruments from john packer, the musical instruments store. I am a brass instructor and have used the book to solve some problems. We stock a fantastic range of brass and woodwind, classical stringed instruments, acoustic guitars and a huge. With 35 years in the repair industry, mark is known for his quality restorations. We have a number of woodwind and brass accessories hanging up, as well as the ones on the. If you have any questions about part compatibility, please contact email protected.
This is done by honing the piston and valve casing so it is straight up and down and perfectly round. If your instrument brand is not listed, select the general category some parts are made for a specific brand but work perfectly fine on other brands as well. Then he let a steel ball, somewhat smaller than the dent, roll into the instrument. Musical instrument technicians spend years learning and practicing their trade, but for simple repairs, and with the right materials and equipment, just about anybody can do some simple brass instrument soldering. Ultrasonic cleaning includes disassembly, cleaning and reassembly.
Get the guaranteed lowest prices, largest selection and free shipping on most brass repair tools at musicians friend. Brass instrument spare parts thomann united states. Charlies brass works is extremely particular on the condition of the valves. The information contained here is for the technician and musician alike. Brass musical instruments repair and replacement parts. These instruments werent really built for the rigors of shipping. You may want to invest in some specialty tools to do the work properly. Combining stateoftheart equipment and techniques with old world craftsmanship and care assures customers that their instruments are. Howe ver, my customer base has grown, and i have a bit of a backlog, so please contact me to discuss how long your repair will. Newer instruments are using 364th inch cork for tenons and necks. Replace pads on a woodwind instrument, take out dents on your brass bell.1406 1034 474 223 901 1130 1389 1506 868 1149 1037 1090 1384 488 665 372 1101 1021 1065 642 1378 878 1531 570 1195 74 275 361 328 1085 979 1207 912 814