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SML Gold Medal II Stencil Tenor Saxophone, Never Played

March 26, 2015

I am very lucky to work on quite a few extremely clean and good condition horns, including perhaps a dozen or so a year that are still wearing their original pads.  Given that most of what the repairer of a vintage ...

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Selmer Radio Improved Baritone Saxophone (After)

March 26, 2015

So this horn ended up being quite challenging and quite rewarding.  It was an awful lot of work, but at the end of it all, out came a truly excellent playing baritone.  The action was light and fast and easy, the ...

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That is going to be trouble.

Selmer “Radio Improved” *Transitional* Baritone Full Overhaul – Before

February 21, 2015

This is going to be a big job!  Although this horn is fairly clean physically, there are a few major trouble spots that will provide me with some difficult challenges. There are probably less of these horns in existence ...

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Beautiful!

338xxx King Super 20 Alto Repad

February 21, 2015

This was one of those jobs where everything went my way.  There is an awful lot in the job of saxophone repair- and probably any job that requires working with aged mechanisms and variable materials- where a certain amount ...

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