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Double Reed Repairs
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We get lots of repairs in, but sometimes some repairs are more demanding, this page is just a small over view of some of those repairs
Broken Tenon
Some raw Maple wood cut up to machine
Truing and facing the damaged tenon area
Preparing the raw maple
Turning it cylindrical
Measuring bore for needed insert size
Transfering that number to th other lathe
Facing up to the desired circumference
Test fitting the joint
Inserting recess for cork
Starting pre-drill
Boring internals out
Bored and corked
Test fit again
Parted off
test fit
Glued
Prepared for final boring and shaping
Finished awaiting paint work
Painted / re-assembled and test played