Instrument Care Posted on February 11, 2020 What not to do Posted on February 10, 2020 Overhauls Posted on February 4, 2020 Welcome Posted on January 11, 2020 Woodwind Clinic Posted on November 24, 2019 Keep you informed We are dedicated to helping you with all of repair needs and that includes helping to keep our customers educated on everything about instrument repairs. Tips and Tricks Clinics We are offering sessions to help teachers, students and parents with information about keeping your instruments in top shape and also how to keep the there What do You want to Learn Keeping Your Instrument Dry and Clean What May Be Hiding in Your Clarinet Storing and Handling of Your Instrument Instrument Care Brass Replacing Cork and Felt Bumpers Cleaning the Cork Barrel Lubrication Cleaning Mouthpipe and Tubing Stuck Slides Taking Tuning Slide Out Cleaning Valves Rotor Valves Installing New Corks Installing New String Cleaning the Valves Oiling the Bearings of the Rotary Valve Care of Thin and Soft Bell Hand Slide Cleaning the Cork Barrel Lubrication Cleaning Inside of Hand Slides Why Hand Slides Require Careful Handling Woodwinds Protect Bridge Keys Tips on Avoiding Trouble with a Clarinet Cleaning a Saxophone Tips on Avoiding Trouble with a Flute Cleaning Head Joint Detecting Leaks Caring for Mechanism Oiling Key Mechanism Care and Preservation of Reeds Tips on Avoiding Trouble with a Sax Other Problem You May Have with a Saxophone Keep Tenons Greased Wood Instruments Protect From Dryness Protect From Moisture Protect From Temperature Strings Bridges Cracks and Open Seams Pegs Sound Post Strings Temperature/Weather Bows Caring for Your Bow Rosin Rehairing Percussion Cymbals General Percussion Care Drum Heads Snares Tympani Feb 11 Instrument Care Brass Replacing Cork and Felt Bumpers Cleaning the Cork Barrel Lubrication Cleaning Mouthpipe and Tubing Stuck Slides Taking … Feb 10 What not to do Stuck Valve Don’t do this. This was driven out with a screwdrive then filed down to fit in the casing. Now its unusable. Feb 04 Overhauls Refinishing Volkwein’s Music has a full equipped shop, Our facilities has all the equipment we need to do almost any repair. Currently getting some overhauls … Jan 11 Welcome Nov 24 Woodwind Clinic Instrument Repair Workshop Woodwind Clinic Tips and Tricks Check back for future sessions.