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The Benchlife Blog Index

 

 

Bell
 

Bell stay, dropped, Yamaha YAS275

March 2017

 
Botch jobs
 

Selmer MkVI alto, toneholes, keywork

August 2017

 
Cakes
 

Cakes, custard slices, mmmmm

April 2017

Cakes, not custard slices, mmmmmm

May 2017
 
Conn
 
Mexican Conn 12M, baritone, serial number, dodgy
January 2018
 
Crook/neck
 
Crook, dented, bent, Yamaha alto
April 2017
Crook, replace tenon sleeve, fitting, Martin Committee III
June 2017
 
Dentwork
 
Dentwork, scratches, baritone
January 2018
 
Doh!
 
Car repairs
March 2017
 
Head joint
 
Head joint, flute repairs
March 2017
 
Keywork/Action
 
Excess play, Yanagisawa WO33 alto
May 2017
Pearls, making
February 2018
Regulation, excess felt
June 2017
Rod screw, making, Selmer Ref.54
September 2017
Tightening action, Borgani soprano
March 2017
Tightening action, reamers, tools, making
July 2017
  Tightening action, octave mech, King Super 20 December 2018
 
Finishes
 
Lacquer, stripping
July 2017
Scratches, baritone
January 2018
 
Gadgets
 
USB microscope, Lenovo Mixx 700
April 2017
 
Martin
 
Martin Committee III, crook, replace tenon sleeve, fitting
June 2017
Martin. Yanagisawa S800, soprano
May 2017
 
Serial numbers
 
Serial number, dodgy, Mexican Conn 12M, baritone
January 2018
 
Sling ring
 
Sling ring, replacing, metal sling hook wear
April 2017
 
Stands
 
Sax, Hercules modifications
July 2017
 
Selmer
 
Selmer MkVI alto, toneholes, keywork
August 2017
Rod screw, making, Selmer Ref.54
September 2017
 
Thumb rest
 
Making, custom TJ RAW, strange tools
March 2017
Making, Borgani soprano
April 2017
 
TJ
 
TJ RAW custom thumb rest
March 2017
 
Tools
 
Leaklight, making
October 2018
Reamers, making, tightening action
July 2017
Saxwhacker, making, bent body
March 2018
Tip finds, micrometer
June 2017
New drill November 2018
Lathe centres November 2018
   
Toneholes
 
Levelling, flat standards, making
February 2018
Toneholes, soldered, leak detecting
June 2017
 
Ultra-Cheap horns
 
Ultra-Cheap alto, ten years on
April 2017
 
Workshop
 
Workshop, tidying, drawers
May 2017
 
Yamaha
 
YTS275, fourth time lucky, repairs
April 2017
YAS275, bell stay, dropped
March 2017
 
Yanagisawa
 
S800, Martin, soprano
May 2017
Yanagisawa WO33 alto, excess play
May 2017
 
 

 

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