Repair


If the sound is not as good as it used to be:

- Responsiveness /Voicing can be adapted

- Correction of internal bore

Instrument blocked up/croaky:

- Responsiveness /Voicing can be adapted


Intonation of separate notes/whole instrument

sounds impure:

- Responsiveness /voicing can be adapted

- Correction of internal bore

- Retuning of single tone holes

Cracks in the wood:

- can be glued

-rings made from wood or vegetable ivory can be put on


Mortise and tennon joint too loose:

- new twine

- new cork

Mortise and tennon joint too tight:

- new twine

- new cork

- tennon has to be reset

Tennon is broken:

- new tennon has to be attached

Thumb hole is worn out:

- a new thumb hole made from vegetable ivory (also made from wood on demand) is inserted


Keys out of order:

- new pads

- new small cork pieces

- new spring

- straightening of keys

And lots more…


Please be so kind and call me before sending your instrument!

Due to high demand on repairs I am offering appointments to reduce your waiting time, so the recorders are not out of your hands for too long.


Please attach to your recorder the following filled in repair order:


repair order (download)

Recorders are made from wood.

As wood is a living material it is quite possible  that over the years the instrument undergoes undesirable changes.


Most of it can be repaired…