By Hook or by Crook - Techniswage Play a Role in the Building of Bassoons

  • By Angus McDougall
  • 14 Feb, 2014

Adding to the already unusual roster of products we have been asked to produce parts for, we were recently approached to play a role in the manufacture of bassoon crooks.

Utilising our tube tapering process, we have now begun manufacturing the parts for this woodwind instrument that has been in popular existence since the 19th   century.

For those who don’t know, the crook is a short piece of metal tubing that links the double reed with the body of this instrument that is used to play music written in the bass and tenor clefs. In addition to this, these tapered brass tubes are a perfect example of the diverse application of our processes.

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