Handmade Flute & Piccolo Repair

As flutists, we know how upsetting it can be when you really need your flute, and it doesn’t have the full sound or crisp response you depend on. When this happens, just pick up the phone and let us know how we can help.

Annual Clean, Oil & Adjust

  • disassembly, cleaning and light polishing of the flute tubes and mechanism
  • oil, regulate and adjust mechanism
  • spring tension, key venting height and lost motion are adjusted
  • replace pads as needed
  • the remaining pads are leveled to play with a light touch and cleaned
  • headjoint cork tested and replaced if needed
  • significant dents removed, fit tenons as needed
  • clean embouchure hole
  • quality assurance play testing by accomplished flutist

Flute – from $235.00       Piccolo – from $200.00

Repad 

(Only for flutes and piccolos that currently have Straubinger Pads installed.)

  • disassembly, cleaning and light polishing of the flute tubes and mechanism
  • oil, regulate and adjust mechanism
  • install Straubinger Pads to play with a light touch
  • significant dents removed, fit tenons as needed
  • spring tension, key venting height and lost motion are adjusted
  • headjoint cork tested and replaced if needed
  • clean embouchure hole
  • quality assurance play testing by accomplished flutist

Flute – $990.00       Piccolo – $625.00

Overhaul

  • complete disassembly, cleaning and thorough polishing of the flute tubes and mechanism
  • the mechanism is refit and oiled. the spring tension is adjusted
  • installation of new pads to play with a light touch
  • key felts and bumper corks replaced
  • dents and scratches removed
  • clean embouchure hole
  • headjoint cork replaced & headjoint oiled (on piccolos)
  • quality assurance play testing by accomplished flutist

Flute – Choice of :
Straubinger Pads – $1390.00
Premium Felt Pads – $1485.00
Jim Schmidt Pads – $1425.00

Piccolo – Choice of:
Straubinger Pads – $825.00
Premium Felt Pads – $895.00

Installation of High E Facilitator (available on flute only) – $80.00

Please click here to fill out a repair request form, or visit our Contact page for additional contact options.

  • We will give you a free estimate once we assess your instrument.
  • Prices do not include shipping, insurance, or the cost of parts.
  • Our minimum repair charge for professional flutes and piccolos is $35.00
  • Key extensions, case repair and other custom work also available.
  • Service for alto and bass flutes also available.