Instrument Cleaning & Polishing
Clean and Polish
(Clean, Oil, Adjust or COA)
Considered yearly maintenance for flute and piccolo because of the high tolerances in professional instruments and the need for quick and precise key action. Involves disassembly of the instrument and keys, polishing all of the mechanism and body, removing any small dents if possible and changing the headjoint cork. Torn pads are replaced, and worn bumper cork or felt can also be replaced. Can be done for all woodwinds flute, piccolo, clarinet, oboe, and all saxes. An instrument which has sluggish keywork and, dust or dirt in the mechanism and possibly pads which are not covering properly. Some flutes which have tone holes which are extremely uneven may need extra tone hole work, which would be an extra charge.
Your Instrument is in Good Hands
Mr. Simmons’ experience with professional woodwind repair and refinishing includes top quality instruments such as Brannen, Powell, & Haynes flutes; Haynes, Burkart , & Powell piccolos; Heckel, & Puchner Bassoons; Mollenhauer Contra bassoons; Loree english horns & oboes; Buffet clarinets & bass clarinets; & vintage Selmer Saxophones.
For all work requested, an estimate will be provided which includes time and materials. You will not be charged more than your estimate without your prior approval, and all work is guaranteed.
Superior Specialty Services
Woodwinds is committed to providing superior quality specialty woodwind repair services in the San Diego and Southern California region. Attention to detail and precision has earned RS Woodwinds accolades from many satisfied colleagues and clients.
Top Quality Materials
RS Woodwinds is dedicated to using top quality materials for all customers, and play tested throughout the servicing to provide the best results for every instrument.