Reed making

Last updated: 27th Feb 2016

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Reed making according to historical methods
A detailed description of historical methods used in reed making, together with a translation of Almenräder's text from 1842.
Reedmaking according to historical metho
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Rohrbau - Kurzanleitung.jpg
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List of websites for tools (in Germany)
Werkzeug Websites.pdf
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A website with invaluable information on cane and reeds:

http://koppreeds.com/virtues.html

AquaSelektor, to test saturation (in German):

http://www.schuflo.de/fagott-01.html

Fingering charts

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Grifftabelle Dulzian Linz korrigiert.jpg
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Grifftabelle HKICW.jpg
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Grifftabelle Grenser.jpg
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Grifftabelle Grenser Pantzier.jpg
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If you have any comments on (historical) reed-making, or wish to learn more about it please contact me. If you are a maker and have experience in researching and making historical reeds I would value your input.