Powered by Bravenet Bravenet Blog

Subscribe to Journal

Thursday, August 12th 2010

1:39 PM

Reed Finishing, Pre-forming scrapes

While studying with Gary Echols I learned a process of pre-forming scrapes that he developed after studying with Lou Skinner.  After the initial profile by machine, place the reed on an easel for making the scrape.  A well-defined fold mark is required on the cane, a little deeper than may be required for folding so the knife will stop at the end of each scrape.  A triangle file is good for this purpose as the cut is a little wider than with a knife and less likely to cut all the way through.  I then divide the blade of the cane into three equal sections from shoulder to tip. In the section closest to the tip I draw a straight line with a pencil from the edge of the blade to the center line/fold mark.  This makes a small triangle that I will scrape with the knife towards the tip 12 times.  The scrape starts at the top of the mark I have made and goes to the fold mark in the center of the cane.  (Please see a drawing I have made of this stage of the finishing on page 2 of my photo album). I used a large V-shape knife for this process rather than a beveled knife as I would be pulling the blade towards me.  I don’t want to dig much into the cane where I start and I increase the pressure slightly along the scrape.  I then follow the same procedure in the next two sections though I decrease the number of scrapes with 8 scrapes in the second section and four scrapes in the third section.  When I am finished I have accomplished a taper of the cane much like Roy Skinner’s Straight Taper type of reed.  This is only the first stage of this finishing process.  The main difference with this and Skinner’s process is that rather than scraping parallel with the edge of the blade Echols scraped parallel with the spine.  Since this process is performed before forming a dial indicator may be used to check the scrape I have just described as well as the subsequent scrapes on the right and left side of the blade as well as on the opposite blade.

After the reed is formed Echols would then finish the tip of the reed and obtain the usual half-moon appearance.  The advantage to Echols’ pre-form scrape is that he could use the dial indicator and obtain a symmetrical blade that is more difficult to obtain once the reed is formed.

This has been a difficult process to describe though I hope the drawing helps. I look forward to your comments and observations.

Best,

Dale

30 Comment(s).

Posted by Berenice:

It’s all far goofier than it sounds however while Marcel tries to up the ante from the last movie in many ways, the mayhem
wears skinny far too quickly. watch Spider-Man No Way Home online
Saturday, October 23rd 2021 @ 2:01 AM

Posted by Gregory:

All prizes up to $599 could be claimed at most Kansas Lottery retail locations, regardless
of where the ticket was sold.

Here is my web-site 파워볼분석
Friday, October 22nd 2021 @ 5:55 PM

Posted by Nicole:

The Eagles hold the slight edge overall 10-9. The
Buccaneers have won the previous two conferences,
27-21 in 2018 and 45-17 in 2015. Before then the Eagles were riding a
3-sport winning streak. In the past few years, increasingly more folks have began to change into curious about betting, searching for free horse racing suggestions over the Internet.
Of course, inexperienced gamers can make more errors than their experienced teammates.
Programs which have lost a lot of players to graduation or by transferring on to
the next degree can take a while to get going.
As we talked about up above, there are 130 groups on the FBS
stage. For the first week, there’s typically a Sunday and a Monday night time recreation as properly since there isn’t any
competitors with NFL viewership. It all comes down to private preferences,
in addition to the quantity of analysis time you've at your disposal.

The conferences are further damaged down into two classes: Power Five
and Group of Five.

Feel free to surf to my homepage ... โปรแกรมบอล
Thursday, October 21st 2021 @ 4:15 PM

Posted by Eartha:

The “Space Jam” sequel, for example, opens in theaters
and can stream on HBO Max beginning July 16.

My web blog: Ron's Gone Wrong full movie
Thursday, October 21st 2021 @ 8:22 AM

Posted by Leona:

This is an expertise and a journey into an unstable world that's just as actual,
as it's make-believe.

Here is my blog
Wednesday, October 20th 2021 @ 10:27 AM

Posted by Florian:

Truly when someone doesn't know then its up to other viewers that they will help, so here it takes place.


Look into my blog vipv6proxy
Wednesday, October 20th 2021 @ 2:23 AM

Posted by Gretchen:

What's up, its fastidious paragraph concerning media print, we all know media
is a impressive source of information.

Here is my website ipv6 Proxy Buy
Wednesday, October 20th 2021 @ 2:10 AM

Posted by Mike Rooney:

Thanks for the nice blog. It was very useful for me. I'm happy I found this blog.Ricky Bobby Wonder Leather Jacket
Wednesday, October 20th 2021 @ 12:15 AM

Posted by Geoffrey:

Excellent pieces. Keep posting such kind of info on your page.
Im really impressed by it.
Hello there, You have done a fantastic job. I'll definitely digg it and
in my opinion suggest to my friends. I am sure they will be benefited from this site.


my blog post; buy proxy ipv6
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 10:38 PM

Posted by Carson:

I have been browsing online more than three hours today,
yet I never found any interesting article like yours.
It's pretty worth enough for me. Personally, if all site owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the net will be
much more useful than ever before.

Here is my homepage: Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 10:00 PM

Posted by Phoebe:

Yes! Finally something about emergency locksmith near me near me.
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 9:23 PM

Posted by Stacey:

This design is wicked! You obviously know how to keep a reader amused.
Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost...HaHa!) Great
job. I really loved what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it.
Too cool!

My web blog :: locksmith near me cheapest
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 5:03 PM

Posted by Brenda:

I believe what you posted was actually very logical.
However, consider this, what if you added a little content?
I ain't suggesting your information isn't good, however suppose you added something that grabbed folk's attention? I mean Dale Clark's Bassoon Reed Making Blog is a little plain. You ought to look
at Yahoo's home page and watch how they create article titles to grab viewers interested.
You might add a video or a pic or two to grab people excited about
everything've got to say. In my opinion, it could bring your posts a little livelier.


my site ... 24 hour locksmith
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 4:59 PM

Posted by Rae:

Ahaa, its nice conversation regarding this article at this place at this webpage,
I have read all that, so now me also commenting at this place.


Also visit my site http://62.141.50.247/
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 4:47 PM

Posted by Noella:

Asking questions are genuinely good thing if you are not understanding something fully, except this
article presents pleasant understanding even.

My page: locksmith local
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 4:34 PM

Posted by Shelton:

Heya i'm for the first time here. I came across this board and
I find It truly useful & it helped me out much.

I hope to give something back and aid others like you helped me.


Also visit my web-site :: bax.kz
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 4:09 PM

Posted by Millard:

Hi there! I know this is kinda off topic but I was wondering if
you knew where I could get a captcha plugin for my comment form?
I'm using the same blog platform as yours and I'm having trouble finding
one? Thanks a lot!

Take a look at my blog: locksmiths service
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 3:44 PM

Posted by Lynn:

I loved as much as you'll receive carried out right here.
The sketch is attractive, your authored material stylish.
nonetheless, you command get got an edginess over that
you wish be delivering the following. unwell unquestionably
come more formerly again as exactly the same nearly a lot often inside case you shield this hike.


Look at my blog amd ryzen vps
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 1:58 PM

Posted by Makayla:

I am curious to find out what blog platform you happen to be working with?
I'm experiencing some small security issues with my latest site and
I would like to find something more risk-free.
Do you have any suggestions?

Look at my web-site: Www.Influxcms.Org
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 1:51 PM

Posted by Georgianna:

Hello there! This is my first comment here so I just
wanted to give a quick shout out and say I
truly enjoy reading through your blog posts. Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that
cover the same subjects? Thanks for your time!


Also visit my blog post :: Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 1:29 PM

Posted by Rodolfo:

This info is priceless. When can I find out more?


Here is my web blog: mouse click the next document
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 1:24 PM

Posted by Paulina:

Greetings from Idaho! I'm bored to tears
at work so I decided to browse your blog on my iphone during lunch break.
I love the info you present here and can't wait to take a look when I get home.
I'm amazed at how fast your blog loaded on my mobile ..
I'm not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyways,
good blog!

My web-site; residential electrical services near me
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 1:03 PM

Posted by Tyson:

We absolutely love your blog and find nearly all
of your post's to be exactly I'm looking for. Do
you offer guest writers to write content in your case? I wouldn't mind composing a post or elaborating on a
number of the subjects you write related to here. Again, awesome website!


my page :: home electrician near me
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 12:42 PM

Posted by Maybell:

Hi there, I discovered your blog by means of Google while looking for a related matter, your site came up, it seems to be good electricians near me.

I've bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.
Hello there, just become alert to your weblog via Google, and
found that it's really informative. I'm going to watch out for brussels.
I'll appreciate in the event you continue this in future.
Lots of folks shall be benefited out of your
writing. Cheers!
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 12:32 PM

Posted by Latesha:

Its such as you learn my thoughts! You seem to grasp so much about this, like you wrote the e-book in it or something.
I believe that you just can do with find a locksmith few p.c.
to pressure the message house a little bit, however other than that, that is fantastic blog.
A great read. I will definitely be back.
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 12:12 PM

Posted by Franklin:

The Venom within the comics is usually a villain or an anti-hero however remains
to be a great character. Venom 2 2021 full movie
Tuesday, October 19th 2021 @ 9:23 AM

Posted by Clara:

Thanks for some other informative web site. Where else may just I am getting that kind of info
written in such a perfect method? I have a mission that I'm just now working on, and I havfe
been at tthe glance out for such info.

my sife ... link Alternatif togel dulu
Monday, October 18th 2021 @ 9:04 PM

Posted by Penni:

It'ѕ difficult to find educated people on this subject,
but you sound like you know what you're talking about!
Thanks

Stop by my site ... Anontop.gq
Monday, October 18th 2021 @ 5:34 PM

Posted by Antoinette:

Hello there! Do you use Twitter? I'dlike to follow youu if that would be okay.
I'm absolutely enjoying your blog and look forward to new posts.


Also visit my homepage: Www.Voicenaija.Com
Monday, October 18th 2021 @ 10:01 AM

Posted by Steffen:

Hi i am kavin, its my first time to commenting
anyplace, when i read this piece of writing i thought i could also create comment due to this good
post.

Also visit my blog post: Asia super bet slot
Sunday, October 17th 2021 @ 4:10 PM

Post New Comment

No Smilies More Smilies »