95 / hour
Overhaul: A comprehensive restoration of the saxophone, involving disassembly, cleaning, key fitting, pad replacement, adjustment, and reassembly to bring the instrument back to optimal playing condition
Pad Replacement: Removing and replacing worn or damaged pads with new ones to ensure proper sealing and response.
Key Adjustment and Regulation: Adjusting the keys, springs, and mechanisms to ensure proper alignment, action, and intonation across the instrument.
Dent Removal: Removing dents and dings from the body and keywork, improving the saxophone's appearance and playability.
Neck Repair/Replacement: Repairing or replacing the saxophone neck due to damage or for tonal adjustments.
Key Cork/Felt Replacement: Replacing worn or deteriorated cork or felt on the key mechanisms for smooth and quiet operation.
Tenon Cork Replacement: Replacing the cork on the tenons (the connecting points between sections) to ensure a secure and airtight fit.
Key Resurfacing/Refinishing: Repairing or refinishing the surface of keys to address wear, corrosion, or aesthetic concerns.
Spring Replacement: Replacing worn or damaged springs to maintain proper key tension and response.
Mechanism Realignment: Aligning and adjusting the keywork to correct any misalignment or binding issues.
Mouthpiece Refacing: Adjusting the facing curve and tip opening of the saxophone mouthpiece for optimal playability and tone.
Engraving Restoration: Restoring or touching up the instrument's engraved design for aesthetic enhancement or historical preservation.