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Oboe Reed Making Books: Reviewed

Oboe Reed Making Books: Reviewed

Oboe reed making can be incredibly challenging. Reed making books are a great way to learn more about the process and get helpful tips from professionals. They can be a way for beginners and parents of oboe students to learn more about the instrument and its...

Oboe Reed Making Supplies for Small Desks

Oboe Reed Making Supplies for Small Desks

If you are making oboe reeds at a small desk, chances are you are feeling short on space. This list has 8 oboe reed desk hacks that will speed up your oboe reed making process and help organize your reed making supplies. Some links in this post may be affiliate links....

A Guide to Oboe and Bassoon Sharpening Stones and Tools

A Guide to Oboe and Bassoon Sharpening Stones and Tools

Some links in this post may be affiliate links. This means if you click through and take action, I will be compensated a small amount at no cost to you. The Two Parts of Sharpening the Blade A sharp knife is critical to successful reed making. There are a number of...

How to seal a leaking oboe reed

How to seal a leaking oboe reed

Ugh, leaking reeds. We all know that dreaded feeling when our reed begins to leak air out of the sides. There are a number of instances when a reed might leak, and when we might need a little help sealing it up. Oboe reeds can leak to due a poor gouge, a warped piece...

Synthetic Oboe Reed Review

Synthetic Oboe Reed Review

5/19/24 - This blog post reviews the earlier version of the Silverstein American Oboe Reed V1. They have since come out with a V2 updated version. I haven't reviewed this yet, but plan to!In the early days of synthetic reed production, the reeds used to sound like a...

Buy Handmade High Altitude Reeds

Buy Handmade High Altitude Reeds

About the Reeds Due to a prior injuries, I am not currently selling my handmade oboe reeds. I frequently play-test hand-made high-altitude reed options that come my way. This free resource is a list of recommended high altitude oboe and bassoon reeds you can buy....