Bassoons

Complete Service involves:

1. Dismantling all the key-work

2. Thoroughly cleaning the instrument and the mechanics

3. The instrument is closely inspected for any worn pads and corks, they are replaced. (To a maximum of 3 pads)

4. Tenon joints are inspected and the cork is repaired if necessary

5. Key-work is inspected, cleaned and lubricated

6. Pads are individually checked for leaks, leveled and seated

7. Instrument is put back together, tested for air leaks and played by an experienced player to guarantee high level result.

 

Complete Overhaul involves:

1. Dismantling all the key-work

2. Thoroughly cleaning the instrument and the mechanics

3. Key-work is inspected for damage or bends and repaired if necessary

4. All pads, corks and felts are replaced.

5. Tenon joints are inspected for air tightness and repaired if necessary

6. Springs are replaced if necessary and their tension is adjusted according to player’s preferences

7. Instrument is put back together, tested for air leaks and played by an experienced player to guarantee high level result.


Other Repairs:

All other repairs are charged at an hourly rate of 25 euro/ per hour. They may include:

1. Re-corking of tenons

2. Key adjustments

3. Fixing of cracks 

4. Regulations

5. Twisted key mechanism or bell assembly on a saxophone

6. Broken neck screw, etc.

With a minimum charge of 15.00 euro.


Pricing:

Prices may vary  depending on the demand of the client (e.g. the use of specific brand of pads, etc.), however I have attached some guide prices for the services provided.  A precise cost of the repair will be given to the customer before any repairs are started (the cost of all the necessary materials are included in that final price). 



Instrument:

Complete Service

Complete Overhaul

Bassoon

180 euro

450 euro