Woodwind Repair Services & Prices
WOODWIND REPAIR EXPERTS

WOODWIND REPAIR SERVICES AND PRICING

 

Instrument - cleaning price, repad price, overhaul price

Bb Clarinet, plastic $60, $300, $400

Bb Clarinet, wood $75, $375, $450

Alto/Bass Clarinet $75, $375, $450

 

C Flute, closed hole $70, $350, $450

C Flute, open hold $80, $400, $500

Alto/Bass Flute $80, $450, $550

Piccolo $70, $350, $450

Alto Saxophone $75, $500, $650

Tenor Saxophone $85, $625, $750

Baritone Saxophone $95, $750, $900

 

Oboe $80, $450, $600

Bassoon $85, $600, $800


 

Minimum Charge $20

 

 

Woodwind Cleaning Includes:

  • Disassembly of instrument

  • Ultrasonic cleaning of flute, saxophone, or plastic clarinet body, manual cleaning of wooden clarinet body

  • Oiling of wooden clarinet/oboe body, polishing of silver flute body

  • Gentle cleaning of keys and pad surface

  • Reassembly and lubrication of instrument

  • Vacuuming of case interior

 

What Good Playing Condition Includes:

  • Cleaning of instrument if needed

  • Regulation of keywork & leveling of pads to fix leaks

  • Straightening of bent keys

  • Replacement of worn or torn pads (from $10/pad)

  • Repair of broken solder joints (from $15/joint)

  • Dent work as needed 

  • Tenon cork replacement ($15/tenon)

  • Crack pinning of wooden bodies (by estimate)

 

What does a Repad include?

  • Removal of all pads and corks and cleaning of instrument

  • Replace all pads and key/tenon corks

  • Regulation and adjustment of keywork

 

What does an Overhaul include?

  • Repad of instrument

  • Buffing of keys, key guards

  • Swedging of loose-fitting keys

  • Leveling of tone holes

 

Our Woodwind Repair Quality Assurance:

  • Play test and inspection of instrument

  • Allow instrument to settle for two days

  • Play test and inspection of instrument again

  • The instrument is done when it passes two consecutive play test/inspections

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Before photos below: dirty trumpet with stuck valves, stuck slides, and mechanical issues
dirty trumpet piston close up
dirty trumpet piston close up

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dirty pistons
dirty pistons

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dirty body of trumpet
dirty body of trumpet

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dirty trumpet piston close up
dirty trumpet piston close up

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After photos below: trumpet cleaned, corrosion and organic material removed, slides polished to prevent future corrosion and seizing
clean valves and bottom caps
clean valves and bottom caps

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trumpet third and first slides clean
trumpet third and first slides clean

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clean and polished trumpet slides
clean and polished trumpet slides

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clean valves and bottom caps
clean valves and bottom caps

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