Purchase your supplies and you will be automatically enrolled in our free 2-week online ZOOM repair basics course taught by Buffet-Crampon Technician, Bruce Marking.
In this short course, you will learn how to assemble and disassemble your clarinet, change a pad, replace a bumper, key, or tenon cork, and discover how much you like doing repair.
Our two week repair course will be held on: Saturday, February 4th, 11th 2023 – 1-2:30PM Mountain time
All classes will be recorded and be made available to you. Following the purchase of your supplies, we will send you details to register on Zoom for the course. Enrollment is limited and when we run out of starter kits this course will be closed for registration.
While the course is free you will need supplies that you need to purchase locally and supplies we will provide.
From Home Depot or your local hardware store you will need to purchase:
|Razor Blades – single edge blades|
|Denatured Alcohol – 1 can|
|Q-Tips – 1 large package|
|DAP Weldwood Contact Cement- 1 container|
|Small soft paintbrush or toothbrush (bristles don’t matter) – flat bristled brush|
|Emery cloth – 240 grit (for sanding tenon corks)|
|Emery board – pack of 10, or similar (for sanding key corks)|
|Cigarette paper – OCB un-gummed, or any brand with gummed edge cut off|
The rest of the items we will provide in our Clarinet Repair Starter Kit includes:
|10 – 8.5mm Valentino Greenback White pads
4 – 11mm Valentino Greenback White pads
2 -14mm Valentino Greenback White pads
6 -15.5mm Valentino Greenback White pads
10 – 8.5mm Cork pads
|KEY OIL – 1 bottle|
|GLUE – Hot melt glue – 4 pieces|
-2 mm for hinge rods
-3 mm for pivot screws
|SHEET CORK 1/16 for tenon and key corks – 1 sheet|
|SHEET CORK ASSORTMENT – (1 of each thickness)|
|STEEL RULE (in millimeters)|
|CLARINET ASSEMBLY BOARD|
Last but not least, you will need to come with your own instrument to work on!