Anderson’s Music Instrument Repair
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Typical trumpet bell repair.
French Horn rotary valve cleaning
Even though they are shiny, it is because they are clean. They are never polished because that would cause leaks and ruin the valves.
The Smashed Mellophone Bell
This mellophone bell is the one I described in this blog entry .
This following closeup shot shows how the metal is bent back on itself (click the picture to enlarge). When I straightened it out, the metal cracked in several places causing open holes. I brazed the holes closed, dedented, reshaped and refinished.
The finished work
Baritone Horn Overhaul
A lamp I made.
Having fun with the lamp I made!
A saxophone player had a sign fell on his horn, while he was on the job, which crushed the neck. He asked if I could rush it through as an emergency because he had to have something to play that night. Happy to get pictures for my portfolio I agreed. You can see by his expression how pleased he was.
A pile of parts.
A set of freshly refinished sousaphone innards.
Three freshly done sousaphones.
Dent Balls for getting inside the tubing
The dent machine and other dent tools
Metal working lathe
Repair Shop to go