Good Sources For

Cane, Reed Making Supplies

Equipment, Bassoon Music,

Repair and Maintenance

 

 

Gouged, Shaped and Profiled Cane:

Barton Cane

bartoncane@gmail.com

(720) 341-9809

407 Martin St

Longmont, CO 80501

 

Gouged Cane:

Miller Marketing

Rigotti or Miller Select

P.O. Box 822
Wayne, PA 19087

Miller445@gmail.com

https://millermarketingco.com/

 

Edmund Nielsen Woodwinds

Glotin cane (medium gouge thickness)

2863 N. Old Missouri Rd., Ste. 104A
Fayetteville, AR 72703

Phone : (630) 833-5676

https://www.nielsen-woodwinds.com/en

 

Georg Rieger GmbH

Alois Degler Str.42a

Postfach 1446

76571 Gaggenau

Germany

www.georgrieger.com

 

 

REED MAKING TOOLS:

Mandrel pins

Pin vise (with pin vise = holding mandrel)

Drying rack

Cane easel

Scoring tool

Reamer

Forming rubber bands

Dial indicator

(order all the above from www.steesbassoon.com)

 

The following reed making tools may be found at a good hardware store:

600, 400 and 320 grade wet-dry sandpaper

Wire cutter

Steel ruler (6” in 1/32”)

Duco cement

X-acto knife

 

From a drug store:

Pipe cleaners

Suede brush

 

Embroidery thread (fabric store)

Tackle box (sporting goods store)

7” x 1/8” long EPDM rubber bands (www.steesbassoon.com or office supply store)

 

22 gauge soft brass wire:

Malin Company

5400 Smith Rd.

Brookpark, OH  44142

(800)967-9697

sales@malinco.com

 

Specialty items

 

Reed knife:

Graf Swiss folding curved knife

Albert Alphin

(781) 449-4197

 

Landwell knife (#B-11)

Forrests Music

1849 University Avenue

Berkeley, CA  94703

(510)845-7178

www.forrestsmusic.com

 

Needle files

File set (#E-26)

Round (#E-27 RF)

Hand (#E-27 HC)

www.forrestsmusic.com

           

Sharpening stone -- India stone

Placque -- Plastic arrowhead

Nielsen Woodwinds

2863 N. Old Missouri Rd., Ste. 104A
Fayetteville, AR 72703

Phone : (630) 833-5676

https://www.nielsen-woodwinds.com/en

 

Dial indicator:

Steesbassoon indicator

www.steesbassoon.com/products

steesbassoon@gmail.com

 

Shaper:

Fox ST2 straight shaper

Fox Products Corporation

https://www.foxproducts.com/index.php

 

Profiler:

MD Reed Products profiler 
129 W. Minneapolis Ave
Salina, KS 67401 
(888) 540-5530 
www.mdreedproducts.com

 

Georg Rieger

www.georgrieger.com

 

Gouger:

R.D.G., Inc.

or Rieger

 

 

Equipment:

 

Bassoon:

Beginner:                              

Renard 240 (short bore)

Contact Fox Products Corporation to find a dealer near you:

 

Advanced and professional:  

Moosman 150E

Miller Marketing

P.O. Box 822
Wayne, PA 19087

Miller445@gmail.com

https://millermarketingco.com/

 

Professional: Heckel bassoon

Heckel GmbH

Stettiner Str.7

6202 Biebrich am Rhein

Postfach 12 0343

D65203 Wiesbaden, Germany

mail@heckel.de

https://heckel.de/en/

Bocals:

Heckel #2CD or #2CC

Heckel GmbH

Stettiner Str.7

6202 Biebrich am Rhein

Postfach 12 0343

D65203 Wiesbaden, Germany

mail@heckel.de

https://heckel.de/en/

Or from:

Edmund Nielsen Woodwinds

2863 N. Old Missouri Rd., Ste. 104A
Fayetteville, AR 72703

Phone: (630) 833-5676

https://www.nielsen-woodwinds.com/en

Nielsen offers a trial period and stocks over 200 Heckel bocals.

 

Fox bocals:

The double star bocals are best.

For models 601 and 660, the #3*CVC*

For long and short bore models and all Renards, the #3*CVX*

Fox Products Corporation

 

Case cover:   

Altieri Instrument Bag Company

3003 Arapahoe, Suite 221

Denver, CO  80205

(303)291-0658

sales@altieribags.com

https://altieribags.com/

                                 

Tuner and Metronome:

Tonal Energy app

https://www.tonalenergy.com

 

Seat strap:    

Cup style from Miller Marketing

                                 

Neck strap:   

Harness from Forrests Music

Catalog number: (#P-28)

Forrests Music

1849 University Avenue

Berkeley, CA  94703

(510)845-7178

www.forrestsmusic.com                              

 

Swabs (wing and boot separately):

Koelbl from Miller Marketing

                                                        

Bocal brush:                                   

Koelbl from Miller Marketing

 

 

Bassoon Music and Woodwind Chamber Music

 

Trevco-Varner Music (bassoon and chamber music)

3 Greensview Drive
West Hartford, CT 06107 USA

(203) 698-0444 

https://www.trevcomusic.com/                    

 

 

Groth Music (huge selection of printed music)

952-884-4772 

music@grothmusic.com

https://www.grothmusic.com/c-6-printed-music.aspx

 

Gail Warnaar Double Reed Shop (bassoon and chamber music)

The Old Homestead

P.O. Box 150

Barnet, VT  05821

(802)633-4014

www.DoubleReedShop.com

 

BASSOON MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR

Kenneth Potsic

kpotsic@yahoo.com