A specialist in-house bassoon repair service. From minor adjustments to a full overhaul, including wood finishing, keywork and tuning, we can repair your bassoon to a very high standard.Learn More
Heckel re-finish: the final stage
The final stages of re-finishing this Heckel bassoon. The top coats are built up over many days, and some of them are tinted to deepen the colour. Then the finish is rubbed down to achieve a glossy or matte finish.
Waterhouse Bassoon Day 2024
Oliver Ludlow is very pleased to be organising the Waterhouse Bassoon Day 2024, for which registration is now open.
Replacing an ivory bell ring
The removal of an ivory bell ring may be painful to watch, but under international and UK law this bassoon cannot be sold or taken across international borders with the original ivory still in place.
Customer care is our top priority and we work hard to provide a friendly, professional service. Our expert staff have detailed knowledge of all the instruments in stock and can offer pre- and post-sales advice.