Powered by Bravenet Bravenet Blog

Subscribe to Journal

Tuesday, February 15th 2011

3:41 AM

Sanding Film - Undercutting the Tip

Sanding Film, Undercutting the Tip

After a very busy fall and early winter season I decided to make a moment and post a blog I had started a while back.

At the IDRS conference in West Virginia, I was given a couple of pieces of sanding film by a student of Mark Popkin.  This film was plastic backed.  I believe the grits I had were the equivalent of 400 and 600 grit.  You could sand many reeds, wash the film, and it would retain its original shape.  It seemed practically impossible to wear out.  I eventually lost those pieces of sanding film and the closest product I have found is the Testor’s sanding film used primarily for models.  If anyone knows of other brands please let us know on this blog.

Undercutting the Tip

A sanding technique that I use, mentioned in the Skinner’s Bassoon Reed Manual, is the undercutting of the tip.  Skinner’s method was to insert a piece of sandpaper between the blades and then insert a plaque behind the smooth side of the sandpaper.  You then hold the reed tip closed and pull the sandpaper out.  I usually do this three times on each blade using 400 grit sandpaper.  This is a method I use for increasing resonance after I have tried my usual scraping methods.  There is a slight risk of splitting the reed especially when inserting the sandpaper if much care is not used.  Sometimes I have made reeds for others that request a reed that’s tip is cut almost at the center fold line.  There may be rough edges or splinters inside the tip and undercutting is essential.  Sometimes, if there is only a small splinter, you can omit the use of a plaque, insert the sandpaper, and hold the tip closed while you pull it out. Sometimes if the splinter is tough to remove a lower grit sandpaper can be used.

As always, I welcome your comments and questions.

Best,

Dale

30 Comment(s).

Posted by Shasta:

Hi there, just wanted to tell you, I loved this blog post.

It was helpful. Keep on posting!

Here is my page ... โลโก้สวยๆ
Tuesday, January 18th 2022 @ 12:34 AM

Posted by Stormy:

At this time I am ready to do my breakfast, after having my breakfast
coming over again to read additional news.

Also visit my blog post ... โลโก้ฮวงจุ้ย
Monday, January 17th 2022 @ 9:19 PM

Posted by Elijah:

راکت تنیس سرپرستی چیزی است که فزونتر تنیسورهای
بالای متوسط و حرفه ای از متعلق سود
می کنند.

my web-site; Marisol5391.famblog.ir
Monday, January 17th 2022 @ 3:13 PM

Posted by maine-conn:

Maine-coon-cats.store is a best online shop for your crazy pets. Here we sell all kinds cats products like Clothings, Beds, Mats, Collars etc.
Monday, January 17th 2022 @ 10:20 AM

Posted by Mike Rooney:

Very philosophic as discussion. But I must say that it is debate that change things. Anyway, very good article, thanks for the shareBeth's Blue Coat on Yellowstone
Monday, January 17th 2022 @ 5:56 AM

Posted by sardenya wholesale:

K-BeautyPharm.com is an online store located in Seoul, Korea. We provide various dermal fillers and medical device,cosmetics that are popular from worldwide with an economical price to the entire world.
All products are directly supplied from Korea and we guarantee 100% honest goods.
Monday, January 17th 2022 @ 2:54 AM

Posted by Malinda:

In fact no matter if someone doesn't be aware of afterward
its up to other visitors that they will help, so hre iit takes
place.
php patterns

My homepage: JavaScript Frameworks
Monday, January 17th 2022 @ 2:17 AM

Posted by Connie:

We are usually professional wholesale distributor of jerseys, customized in supplying General Jerseys and custom-made
jerseys. Jerseys with 100% stitched genuine quality, all Numbers, Logos and Names are sewn upon and embroidered.

why are jerseys from china so cheap
Sunday, January 16th 2022 @ 10:02 AM

Posted by Tanisha:

I love your blog.. very nice colors & theme.
Did you make this website yourself or did you hire someone to do it for you?
Plz respond as I'm looking to create my own blog and would
like to know where u got this from. thanks

Look at my web blog https://Jaovip.com/credit-free/b2y-%E0%B9%80%E0%B8%84%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%94%E0%B8%B4%E0%B8%95-%E0%B8%9F%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%B5/ (Click On this website)
Sunday, January 16th 2022 @ 2:53 AM

Posted by Elitepassion.Club:

That's great to read this.
https://akastars.com/read-blog/8816
https://lifesspace.com/read-blog/34220
https://www.fooos.fun/social/read-blog/54753
https://www.plingue.com/read-blog/7140
https://www.funbooo.com/1642235083430036_9110
https://talknchat.net/read-blog/26988
https://zlidein.com/read-blog/29117
https://facethai.net/elitepassion
https://www.metroflog.co/read-blog/47570
https://tribe.hamtun.co/post/elitepassion-club-free-ads-classified-61e29fe8b61bf510b8ac147c
https://neverbroke.club/read-blog/99362
https://social.heyluu.com/read-blog/79568
https://www.recentstatus.com/elitepassion
https://network.counselindia.com/read-blog/68652
https://www.promorapid.com/read-blog/93719
https://expressafrica.et/read-blog/29580_elitepassion-club-free-escort-ads-amp-classified.html
https://afroid.net/read-blog/70161_elitepassion-club-free-escort-ads-amp-classified.html
https://everyonezone.com/read-blog/54750
https://corosocial.com/read-blog/46035
https://social.artisanssoft.com/read-blog/13881
https://kruthai.com/read-blog/74024
https://www.lawcodev.com/read-blog/62718
https://chikkahub.com/read-blog/20781
https://community.tccwpg.com/read-blog/28808
https://www.b-webdesign.org/dir-wowonder/read-blog/34518
https://black-affluence.com/social/read-blog/11792
https://addandclick.com/read-blog/38807
Sunday, January 16th 2022 @ 1:51 AM

Posted by Gilda:

Hi my family member! I wish to say that this post is awesome,
nice written and include approximately all vital infos.
I would like to see extra posts like this .

Also visit my website - ร้าน ทํา ตรายาง ด่วน ขอนแก่น
Sunday, January 16th 2022 @ 12:01 AM

Posted by Quyen:

Hello exceptional website! Does running a blog like
this take a large amount of work? I've very little expertise in programming however I had
been hoping to start my own blog in the near future.
Anyhow, should you have any suggestions or tips for new blog owners please share.
I understand this is off topic however I just needed to ask.

Appreciate it!

my web site :: ตรายางด่วน หาดใหญ่
Saturday, January 15th 2022 @ 7:10 PM

Posted by Orville:

I loved as much as you'll receive carried out right
here. The sketch is attractive, your authored subject matter stylish.
nonetheless, you command get bought an shakiness over that you wish be delivering the following.

unwell unquestionably come further formerly again as exactly the same nearly very often inside case you shield this
hike.

Stop by my web page - ตรายาง ด่วน โลตัส อยุธยา
Saturday, January 15th 2022 @ 11:33 AM

Posted by Ramon:

Hi! This is my firset visit to your blog! We are a
team of volunteers and starting a new intiative in a community
in the same niche. Your blog provided us valuable information to work on. You have done a
outstanding job!

my web blog :: Disinfecting-Services-Lawrenceville-Georgia.Officecleaningatlanta.net
Saturday, January 15th 2022 @ 10:26 AM

Posted by bilal:

Great job for publishing such a beneficial web site. Your web log isn’t only useful but it is additionally really creative too. microdot acid
Saturday, January 15th 2022 @ 7:55 AM

Posted by Mozelle:

I love looking through a post that will make men and women think.
Also, many thanks for allowing for me to comment!

Take a look at my web blog ... נערות ליווי
Saturday, January 15th 2022 @ 4:42 AM

Posted by Stella:

I'm really enjoying the theme/design of your website. Do you
ever run into any internet browser compatibility issues?
A few of my blog audience have complained about my blog not working
correctly in Explorer but looks great in Chrome. Do you have any
advice to help fix this issue?

Visit my web page - ตรายางด่วน ห้วยขวาง
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 1:18 PM

Posted by Daniel:

I have read so many articles regarding the blogger
lovers however this article is really a fastidious piece of writing, keep it up.


My web blog ... ตรายางด่วน พรานนก
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 1:08 PM

Posted by Nadine:

I constantly spent my half an hour to read this weblog's posts everyday
along with a mug of coffee.

Feel free to surf to my webpage - 먹튀검증
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 1:03 PM

Posted by Lori:

Excellent article. Keep writing such kind of info on your site.
Im really impressed by your blog.
Hey there, You've performed an excellent job. I'll certainly digg it and
personally suggest to my friends. I am sure they'll be
benefited from this web site.

Look into my web-site; a
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 12:28 PM

Posted by Eric:

The library of games is offered byy some oof the most prestigious softwafe developers, such as Williams Interactive, IGT and NetEnt.



Heere is my page - 온라인카지노사이트
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 11:53 AM

Posted by Enriqueta:

Participation is primarily based solely on availability and management discretion.

Also visit my page - 카지노 홀덤
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 11:45 AM

Posted by JazzyExpert:

Thank you for this information I had been researching all Google in order to uncover it! buy pregabalin
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 11:36 AM

Posted by Charles:

I don't even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was good.
I don't know who you are but definitely you are going to a famous blogger if you aren't already ;) Cheers!


my web site; สมัคร ufabet
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 10:08 AM

Posted by Hosea:

Set up e mail alerts to be dinged when new jbs pop up in a particular category.


My homepage :: 퀸알바
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 5:42 AM

Posted by bilal:

Positive site, where did u come up with the information on this posting? I'm pleased I discovered it though, ill be checking back soon to find out what additional posts you include. where can i get cialis tablets online in uk
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 1:18 AM

Posted by Mireya:

Hi to every body, it's my first pay a visit of this webpage;
this webpage contains remarkable and in fact fine information in favor of visitors.


Here is my webpage ตรายาง ด่วน สมุทรสาคร
Friday, January 14th 2022 @ 12:18 AM

Posted by Mike Rooney:

Pretty cool post. It’s really very nice and useful post. Keep it up!John Dutton Cotton Jacket
Thursday, January 13th 2022 @ 11:22 PM

Posted by Kate:

bookmarked!!, I like your website!

Here is my web blog; รับออกแบบโลโก้
Thursday, January 13th 2022 @ 8:58 PM

Posted by toefl essay in usa location:

1500 word essay satire essay topics dbq essay rubric https://essaysitesreviews.com/
Thursday, January 13th 2022 @ 8:27 PM

Post New Comment

No Smilies More Smilies »