Tag: double reeds

I’ve discovered découpage

I’ve spruced up the chair I use when I’m making reeds, and this is the first time I’ve ever done any découpage so I feel like showing off a bit. Here’s my step-by-step guide to How I Did It. Step 1: Remove all traces of reed-making activity. Step 2: Sort out some CDs to listen to…

Crossed blades

One of the most persistent problems I experience when making reeds is the blades crossing a week or two after the reed is finished. This is because I’m still not very good at tying-on. The reed will still play if the blades are slightly misaligned, but the cane won’t vibrate as freely and this leaves the…