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We assemble professional oboe reed making kits for best outcomes. They are unique in the industry. Every tool and supply is used by us for our professional reed making business and fully endorsed, The Advanced Oboe Reed Making Kit is designed for serious high school students and adults who want to buy their first kit with only professional tools.
It Is All About The Knife
Your reed making kit is only as good as your knife. The Westwind Reed Knife has been my go-to knife for 10 years. Best steel, holds an edge, great handling. Open Box Landwell and Used Jende Knives are also available as back-up knives at a special price.
Chiarugi #2 Mandrel And Staples
3 Chiarugi #2 staples (47 or 46 mm) with additional three housed in oboe blanks. Pro grade, and perfect match. This is not the case with student and unbranded alternatives. Additional staples are available for purchase.
Cutting Block And Easel
Cutting block: Hard wood, flat top, extra large. Easel: 76 mm length.
Single Nylon Carrying Case
2 oboe reed blanks, bundle of 10 medium strength shaped cane. An extra supply of student grade oboe cane is available upon request.
Spool of FF Thread, Plaque, 5 Single Edge Razors, 3 Pipe Cleaners
Advanced oboists with conservatory ambitions need a quality shaper handle and tip. Our Professional Reed Making Kit includes all of the great items in the advanced model plus a Westwind Shaper System- which is world class. Precision machining. Westwind makes the industry's most popular shaper tips. Brannen X or Mack Pfeiffer shaper tips in stock. Special orders of other tips can be arranged. You are going to need a shaper system if you progress as an oboe reed maker, so buy it with your kit to take advantage of bundle pricing. We substitute gouged oboe cane for shaped oboe cane. Buy kit and get Westwind Knife Sharpener for 50% off.
This kit is designed for reed makers who want to process their own cane. The core kit is the same as our Professional model. We add a MusEcho tube cane splitter and substitute 10 oboe tube cane for shaped cane. Get a Westwind Knife Sharpener System with $89 list for 70% off with purchase.
It is all about the knife- and Westwind is my favorite knife of all time. Great steel; comfortable larger handle with a nice weight; takes an edge and keeps it. I have had this knife for 10 years, and am still using my original. Would not consider any other.
Westwind has designed a sharpening machine that establishes a consistent 30 degree angle on your knife. The system improves the edge and increase the longevity of the knife that would otherwise need to be reground when sharpening efforts fail. Reg price: $208. Now $150.
The Westwind family of shaper tips is world renowned. Their precision machining creates the most reliable results. They are the source for some of the most popular shaper tips on the market. We are selling the handle and tip as a pair. We offer their Brannen or Mack Pfeiffer tips. Any other can be special ordered. Get 10 slips of gouged oboe cane free with your purchase ( a $35 value).