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Revised Opening Times from 9th November 2015

Revised Opening Times from 9th November 2015

Now that David has settled in and things are running smoothly in the workshop I am able to increase my opening hours. From this Monday (9th Nov) the shop will be open 6 days a week (Monday to Saturday) from 9.30am to 5pm. I will no longer be staying open till 6pm on a Thursday. Late… Continue Reading

Welcoming David Murray

Welcoming David Murray

I am very happy to announce that I am being joined in the workshop by David Murray. David is a very experienced flute and piccolo repairer. Since graduating from the Woodwind Repair and Making course at Newark and Sherwood College in 2005, he worked in the workshop at All Flutes Plus in London for 5 years.… Continue Reading

Revised Opening Times from 17th August

Revised Opening Times from 17th August

The schools are back in Edinburgh today (17th August), so it’s time to tweak my opening times again. From this week the shop will be open all day on Wednesdays, but closed on Friday afternoons from 2pm, so there is a small increase in how long the shop is open. The change is to accommodate… Continue Reading

Summer Holidays

Summer Holidays

Finally it feels like Summer! So I’m heading off for a week of rest and relaxation with my family. As I’m currently on my own in the workshop that means some temporary changes to my opening times. This coming week, Claire is opening the shop from 9.30 to 12.30, Monday to Friday for instrument drop-offs… Continue Reading

Andrew May now stocking Rico & D’Addario reeds

Andrew May now stocking Rico & D’Addario reeds

I am happy to announce that I have recently become an official stockist of products from Rico and D’Addario. Initially I will be stocking Rico Royal reeds for Alto and Tenor Saxophone, but I have access to the full range of products from D’Addario, including: Rico Reeds (Orange Box) PlastiCOVER Reeds D’Addario Reserve Reeds D’Addario Select… Continue Reading

New Opening Hours from 18th May

New Opening Hours from 18th May

I’m making minor changes to my opening hours, starting from this Monday. The shop will be opening a little later on weekdays and will be closed on Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings. The full hours are as follows: Monday* 9.30 – 17.00 Tuesday 9.30 – 17.00 Wednesday** 9.30 – 12.30 Thursday 9.30 – 18.00 Friday 9.30… Continue Reading

Au revoir, Benoît

Au revoir, Benoît

Benoît Panchaud, who has been working with me for the last year, is leaving this week. Having trained in Switzerland for four years and worked in South Africa for a few months, he came to work with me last year to gain experience in the repair of double reed instruments. He picked up new techniques… Continue Reading

A new image in print coming soon

A new image in print coming soon

I am very excited to give you an advanced preview of my new print advert that will be appearing this month in Clarinet & Saxophone, the official publication of the Clarinet & Saxophone Society of Great Britain. For the first time my advert will be in colour, a pleasing shade of dark green inspired by… Continue Reading