M. Rachel Maczko
Oboe and English Horn
Are you anticipating learning to make reeds? Here is a list of the basic supplies necessary to get started!
Cane - gouged, shaped and folded
Double hollow ground knife
Plaques (I recommend that you have three on hand at all times_
C-clamp (small c-clamps from your local hardware store)
Razor blades (also from your local hardware)
Staples, i.e. corks (minimum of five)
These supplies are easily purchased as a package from many retailers that specialize in oboe supplies and come in an convenient carrying case. Here are some businesses who specialize in oboe retail!
Midwest Musical Imports
Hodge Products, Inc.
Charles Double Reeds
Don't want to browse the internet? The links below will direct you to oboe reed making kits that will provide all of the supplies with the exception of a c-clamp and spare razorblades.