Instruments are normally built to individual
order, though a small stock is sometimes available. Pricing varies
depending on the type of instrument, timber used, numbers of
extension keys and style of finish. Since instruments are
handbuilt, particular requirements (side blow for sizes smaller
than bass, thumbrest fitting etc) can usually be accommodated
Crumhorns and cornamusen can be provided in
soprano, alto, tenor and bass sizes, with or without extension
keys. Instruments are normally fitted with synthetic reeds (from
the Early Music Shop, Bradford, UK) for ease of maintenance and
trouble-free playing. Crumhorns are built in sycamore and finished
in stain and varnish. Cornamusen are available in sycamore (stain
and varnish) or other hardwoods with an oil finish (contact me for
availability of timbers). Starting prices for a basic instrument
are given in the table below.
Extension keys can be supplied for an additional
£30 for one, £55 for two (one only on soprano
Please email me for pricing
of other instruments.
Recorder stands may be built to order, though a
small stock is normally available. Typical prices are £25 -
£35 for sopranino to alto, £28 - £40 for sopranino
to tenor, £35 - £55 for sopranino to bass. Similar stands
can be made to order for other woodwind instruments (e.g. schawms,
oboes, flutes etc).
me for a specific quotation.
Prices correct at 01 November 2014, but may
change without notice. Payment is in UK pounds, net of any currency
conversion charges No VAT is payable.