Crook and Staple's Pro Bassoon Reed Making Kit includes the best hand-picked tools possible and indeed the same tools that we use for making our own branded bassoon reeds. These high quality, more refined tools greatly aid you in ensuring more reeds turn out as 'good' and 'great' reeds!
- Includes everything you need to make reeds
- Includes all the tools the professionals use
- Make reeds that suit your style of playing & instrument
- Tools designed to make great reeds
- Great value
Ideal for players wanting to make more 'great' reeds
Starting to learn to make your own bassoon reeds is a good idea once you have learned the fundamentals of bassoon playing, or if you have already developed an interest in being able to adjust your bassoon reeds. This bassoon reed making kit will provide you with the highest quality specialist bassoon reed making tools allowing you to make great reeds.
If you are considering attending music college or are currently at one, it is vital that you learn to make your own reeds. Making your own reeds allows you to fully develop without unnecessary obstacles created by not having a reed suited to yourself and your style of playing. Many top bassoonists say that a major part of your practice should be based around reed making and they often spend 6+ hours a week making reeds! So this bassoon reed making kit gives you everything you need to make reeds that perform.
Best tools at a great value
This pro bassoon reed making kit includes everything to make your own bassoon reeds from scratch. The advantage of this kit is that it comes at a great value!
This pro kit also includes an upgrade in the cane supplied as it contains Rieger 1A shape cane which is well known and used by many professionals due to it being highly reliable and very responsive with a warm tone.
Make reeds suited to you
Shop-bought reeds are good, but will never allow you to perform at your best as everybody has different needs and there is a variety of different brands of instruments. When you make your own reeds using this bassoon reed making kit, you will gradually develop an understanding of how to make reeds that suit your personal setup and increase the ease at which you can play your instrument. It will also help you to greatly develop your tone quality.
Included in the kit are:
1 x Rieger Bassoon Mandrel (enhanced taper aids reeds performance)
1 x Plastic Bassoon Reed Plaque - Black (convex shape better supports reeds and plastic dulls scraping blades less)
1 x Reed Making Pliers (mini long nose for precise adjustments with sharp wire cutters)
1 x Concave Reed Knife (Concave blade provides a sharper edge producing more refined reed scraping)
1 x Pyramid Diamond File for Reed Making (specially shaped to make adjusting reeds easy)
1 x Rieger Bassoon Reamer - Spiral Blades (blade design ensures that the inside of the reed stays circular)
1 x Bassoon Reed Thread Wrapping (cotton)
1 x Brass Bassoon Reed Wire (Gold, 0.6mm thick, 6m long)
10 x pieces of Rieger Bassoon Cane: Gouged, Profiled & Shaped - shape 1A (very responsive shape and cane, used by many professional bassoonists)