Gouge, Shape and Scrape: A Complete Guide to the Oboe Reed

Catalog: TBO-011

Price: $38.95

1 left in stock.

The "in stock" quantity shown is generally accurate, but is not a guarantee of availability. We will notify you as soon as possible of any discrepancies. You may also call or email us to confirm in-stock quantities.


Valarie Anderson is widely recognized for her expertise in reed making equipment for the oboe. Today her shaper tips and gouging machines are used by prominent oboists worldwide. This spiral-bound book presents a systematic approach to oboe reed making with illustrations.

Table of Contents:
  • 13. Philosophy of the Gouge
  • 14. Selecting a Gouging Maching
  • 15. The Process of Gouging
  • 16. Sharpening the Knife
  • 17. Staples
  • 18. Arundo Donax
  • 19. Coda
  • 20. References
  • 12. Why Gouge Your Own Cane?
  • 11. Equipment Needed for Gouging
  • 10. The Process of Shaping Cane
  • 09. Selecting a Shaper Tip
  • 08. Introduction to Shaping
  • 07. Equipment Needed for Shaping
  • 06. Finishing the Reed
  • 05. The Basic Scrape
  • 04. Making the Reed Blank
  • 03. Basic Equipment for Reed Making
  • 02. Mechanics of an Oboe Reed
  • 01. The "American Style" Reed
Publisher: Jeanne Inc.
Composer/Author: Anderson, Valarie J.
Catalog Number: TBO-011

Related Products: