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Musical instrument repair - specialising in woodwind, brass and guitars

If you own an instrument that has deteriorated through use or suffered accidental damage, or requires an over-haul; whether it is a sousaphone or a cornet Dave Ballard will lovingly restore it.

Dents, sticking valves and slides, broken keys and tenons, cracked bodies or leaking pads: whatever the problem it can be fixed.

Using traditional methods of craftsmanship and skills acquired through many years of experience plus a wide range of specialised tools, Dave Ballard can repair your instrument to give you and your audiences many more years of pleasurable music.

Wherever possible materials will be matched to the original, using only the finest woods and metals available. For example, ebony, rosewood, nickel and brass are carefully selected, cut, turned, fitted and polished by hand. Quality pads and cork are used in the repair of woodwind, whilst soft solder and silver solder are carefully employed in the repair of brass items.

Estimates can be given for any repair, special commission or insurance work. Mouth pieces, reeds, valve oils, cases and other accessories can be supplied

Contracts are undertaken for schools, music clubs, groups, bands and orchestras.

WOODWIND REPAIRS - Guide to Repairs and Servicing Price List

Please contact Dave on 01983 529903 or email info@daveballard.co.uk for details or a quotation.

Dave Ballard,
27 Albany Road,
Isle of Wight,
PO30 5JA
01983 529903

077 4003 2003