Join the Hodge Products community! Available in #1, -1, -1N, 2, -2, 3, XN. See our Guide to Shaper Tips for dimensions. Westwind helps take the frustration out of finding the perfect Oboe shaper tip or English Horn shaper tip by offering proven shapes with unsurpassed consistency, durability, and symmetry. 3. Westwind offers proven shapes with unsurpassed consistency, durability, and symmetry. Carlos is an Oboe and English Horn Master with decades of experience in performance and design. Most successful shaper tips tend to fall in the The sides are virtually parallel at the top. Has slightly bigger throat and belly than the Joshua +4 and is the most "rectangular" looking tip of the Adam tips. Bert describes this tip … A set screw locks the shaper tip in position. Shaper Tips - Adam Oboe Shaper Tips. In this four part mini-series I compare all of the shapes I own and use. Compare several, choose one, and send back the rest for a full refund minus shipping. All shaper tips have a 30-day trial period. https://hodgeproductsinc.com/shaper-tips-adam-oboe-shaper-tips Many people choose to use tips so that they can easily and less expensively switch sizes. I was wondering if there are some shaper tips where I could tie on 72, so I don't have to scrape so much :) Also, how long do people tie reeds with Nagamatsu 1 and Mack ++? Shaper-Tips on commercial sale worldwide may be found. A set screw locks the shaper tip in position. This tip is a copy of a famous tip designed by Mr. Jerry Kaplan of Chicago. Thick Steel Plaque Oboe Plaque by Pisoni $ 3.95 Add to cart; Related products. Shaper Tips for Oboe, Oboe d’amore and English Horn #1 – 7.0 mm at tip ROST1 $145 #1A – 7.15 mm at tip ROST1A $145 #2 – 7.2 mm at tip ROST2 $145 #3 – 7.35 mm at tip ROST3 $145 Oboe d’ amore – 7.4 mm at tip ROSTD $145 To a great extent it is the shaper tip that controls pitch placement. Home › Forums › Reeds › The Oboe Reed Room › Oboe Shaper Tips AKA: Can of Worms :-) This topic has 8 replies, 5 voices, and was last updated 7 years ago by Jonathan Marzluf. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Availability: Please select required attribute(s) SKU: 1SO456/X. Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total) Author Posts I personally use the Joshua+2 for oboe, and the Mimi for English horn. The numbers added to the shaper names indicate a .025mm difference for every 1 number added or subtracted. I t seems somewhat surprising to discover that so many variations exist around notionally identical shaper sizes.I hope that this list, offered to assist my oboist colleagues, will indeed prove comprehensive, but I should be grateful for any reader, distributor or manufacturer to contact me please to suggest additions or corrections. All returned shaper tips are subject to a 15% restocking fee. Carlos loves to help. And, our shaper handles hold any tip securely to reduce errors while shaping cane before making reeds. The Adam Samson tips are flared as well, probably not as much as the Pisoni. See our Guide to Shaper Tips for dimensions. Other successful shaper tips are the RDG Mack/Pfeiffer, Adam Samson and Jeanné. ... : #1, #N $240. These tips are hand matched to our shaper tip handles. Sign up for our newsletter to receive specials and up to date product news and releases. Viewing 9 posts - 1 through 9 (of 9 total) Author Posts I had to return my first order and customer service was fast in resolving the issues I found. One reason that American-style reed makers have to take more out of the windows is because the sides of your reed are going to be thicker where the windows are than where the heart is. Through the most precise mechanical means we are able to guarantee our tips to within .002 in. See our shaper tip comparison chart to find which shapes works best with your playing preferencs. And, our shaper handles hold any tip securely to reduce errors while shaping cane before making reeds. The width at the tip of the shape will influence the stability and size of the tip opening of the reed. will take you to a Complete Page of Detailed Silhouette Scans of my tips for … Holds the shape well and has strong sides while being the perfect combination … This fine tip is made of specially hardened steel for long life and great accuracy time after time. Which shaper to choose is really an individual preference because it is a matter of responding to body parameters like teeth structure, characteristics of the lips, how the air pressure is channelled from the lungs to the mouth and very importantly, their interplay with the brand of oboe … The BrannenX and Pfiefer/Mack original shapes are high-value shaper tips, so I charge a premium. You can expect about two emails from us per month. Westwind offers proven shapes with unsurpassed consistency, durability, and symmetry. Rigotti shaper handle (works with Nagamatsu tips) $110. Oboist, Jean Landa, and machinist, David Morley, founded Adam Shaper Tips. The Jeanné-M produces reeds with a rich full sound, yet the reeds still hold up to pitch. Joshua +2- Adam Shaper tips (medium narrow) Sarah -Adam Shaper tips (Narrow) The hand-shaped tips have a slightly higher price. Displaying 1 - 11 of 11 Product(s): Sort By: Brannen X Oboe Shaper Tip. I will likely keep the tip. Adam Shaper Tip's narrowest shape. All shapers and shaper tips have a 30-day trial period. I should be grateful to any reader, distributor or manufacturer for contacting me please to suggest additions or corrections. The BrannenX and Pfiefer/Mack original shapes are high-value shaper tips, so I charge a premium. Join the Hodge Products community! For those oboists whose instruments or playing styles require a shape slightly wider than the Jeanne Standard, we offer the Jeanne-M, modeled after John Mack’s original shaper tip. Clicking on each Thumbnail Photo that follows below. An excellent all around tip. Read about Westwind Shaper Tips. I wish that the base had one flat side so that it would not shift in my shaper handle when I tighten it. Oboe Shaper Handle The body is made of natural color, polished aluminum, with blued steel side adjusting sliding cane jaws. MMI carries an impressive selection of high quality tools, so you have everything you need to care for your oboe reeds. When I was taking some lessons with Robinson back in the late 90s, he was using the Nagamatsu -1. The original Jeanne shaper tip, designed for oboe by Valarie Anderson, is now being used by a great many of the finest oboists in the world. Shaper Tip - Oboe. Click below to see dimensions for all Nagamatsu shaper tips we sell: Nagamatsu Shaper Tip Chart. ... Horn: #1, #N $240. Shows how to select the right Hörtnagl shaper tip for your purpose. This tip has the same throat as the Joshua, but with the belly and chimney taken in slightly. Oboe Shaper Tips. Size * $120.00 . Cane shaped on a wider shape usually works well when tied at 60-61 mm. To see our shaper … For those oboists whose instruments or playing styles require a shape slightly wider than the Jeanne Standard, we offer the Jeanne-M, modeled after John Mack’s original shaper tip. The width at the tip of the shape will influence the stability and size of the tip opening of the reed. Oboe Shaper Tips/Handles; The shaper tip is probably the most important piece of equipment that an oboist will purchase. Oboist, Jean Landa, and machinist, David Morley, founded Adam Shaper Tips. Rigotti Oboe Shaper Tips $ 120.00 Select options; RDG “Luxe” 2.0 Shaper Tip Handle $ 149.95 Add to cart; John Mack Oboe Shaper Tip by RDG $ 240.00 Select options To see our shaper … Wider shapes tend to produce more tip opening, reduce stability and allow more sound. It is sold in a bundle of 10 pieces. Shaper Tip - Oboe. Question for American oboe players: I am using Caleb -1 shaper tip, tying on 73mm, and the finished length of my reeds is 70. If not I will get the -1. Joe Robinson Former Principal Oboe New York Philharmonic; Distinguished Visiting Professor of Oboe, Lynn University More testimonials I find the shaper tips well made and easy to use, though definitely on the expensive side. Qty: Customers who bought this item also bought. of specs. This tip is my go-to shaper. Shaper tips may not be sent out for trial. The measurements were taken from Bert's choice of the best of four very similar Pfeiffer made tips. This popular shape measures around 7.0 at the tip and 3.0 at the base (similar to the Gilbert # -1N but with more of a wide flare). I use an Adam Joshua+2. ROY EV SHAPER TIP. The throat and belly are similar to the Joshua, but the chimney is flared very slightly. The Adam Samson tips are flared as well, probably not as much as the Pisoni. engineered shaper tips that are virtually indestructible. Our commitment to quality at Sandpiper means developing partnerships with global brands and suppliers. Other Supplies and Accessories. Available in five different shapes ranging from #2 (wide) to #-1N (narrow). Be the first to review this product. David Morley later took complete ownership of the company. in a Comparative Table: please follow this (Oboe) Shaper-Tips Link. Thank you!! What is an oboe How Does An Oboe Sound How Do Oboe Reeds Work How To Take Care Of Your Oboe Reed Learn To Make Oboe Reeds For everybody's favorite Oboe Reed, Shop Magic Reed This is because it takes more skill and time to shape oboe cane by hand. Templates can be narrower by a full 0.25 mm at the reed Tip than the result that is hoped for, the cane that would emerge from a hand Shaper-Tip. of specs. Click below to see dimensions for all Nagamatsu shaper tips we sell: Nagamatsu Shaper Tip Chart. This contemporary oboe shaper is a reproduction of Bert Lucarelli’s favorite shaper tip, which was originally made for him by Freddy Pfeiffer. Availability: Please select required attribute(s) SKU: 1SO456/X. Returns after the 30-day trial period will be subject to a 10% restocking fee in addition to the cost of shipping, but must be returned in like new condition. I get questions all the time about different shaper tips and how they affect finished reeds. 120 Shaper-Tips for Oboe Reeds. By Phone: 317-920-0519. Through the most precise mechanical means we are able to guarantee our tips to within .002 in. Carlos Coelho knew exactly what shaper tips were missing, and personally designed the Coelho shaper tip to craft clearly better reeds. Other Supplies and Accessories. Oboe D’Amore: #0, #1, #2 $360. Oboe Gouge and Shaper Tip Keep in mind, your gouger and shaper tip will determine how much you should 'dig' into the windows and tip. Hodge Products, Inc. has acquired Adam Shaper Tips, maker of the popular line of double reed shaper tips including Caleb-1, Sampson+1, and Joshua+2. Our selection includes our very own Gilbert shaper tips, RDG-Mack shaper tips, as well as Bell and Fox Straight shapers. > Shaper Tips & Handles > Oboe Shaper Tips. We sampled over a dozen original tips and then averaged the results to make sure we … Oboe Shaper Tips. Generally speaking, the wider the shape, the longer one should tie the reed. share. Oboe Shaper Tips/Handles; The shaper tip is probably the most important piece of equipment that an oboist will purchase. For notes on the accuracy that may be expected from these and any 2-dimensional listings, please follow this link back to the page for Oboe Shaper-Tips.. Joshua Adam Shaper Tip's narrowest shape. Compare several, choose one, and send back the rest for a full refund minus shipping. Qty: Customers who bought this item also bought. Carlos Coelho knew exactly what shaper tips were missing, and personally designed the Coelho shaper tip to craft clearly better reeds. Joshua +2- Adam Shaper tips (medium narrow) Sarah -Adam Shaper tips (Narrow) The hand-shaped tips have a slightly higher price. What is an oboe How Does An Oboe Sound How Do Oboe Reeds Work How To Take Care Of Your Oboe Reed Learn To Make Oboe Reeds For everybody's favorite Oboe Reed, Shop Magic Reed Coelho Shaper Tips are built from an exclusive and mastered design. The measurements were taken from Bert's choice of the best of four very similar Pfeiffer made tips. Shaper Tip - Oboe. To a great extent it is the shaper tip that controls pitch placement. Reeds made with Coelho shaper tips stay stable and focused in high registers. 132 products found in Music for Oboe Sort by Featured Best Selling Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Price, low to high Price, high to low Date, new to old Date, old to new Adam: Le Retour a la Montagne for soprano, oboe and piano When it comes to shaping, RDG has long been a world leader in the precision manufacturing of fine shaper tips and it is with great pleasure that we are able to offer our customers the complete RDG line of shaper tips for oboe and English horn. All Bassoon and Contrabassoon Accessories, All Hodge and Swiss Single Reed Reed Cases. > Shaper Tips & Handles > Oboe Shaper Tips. The manufactureres of shaper tips usually list a "suggested tie length", but experiment within a millimeter or so to see what works best for you. Rigotti shaper handle (works with Nagamatsu tips) $110. Each email is filled with useful information and research on reeds and reed making, accompanied by discounts, so you can save money and make the right decisions. The shape must produce reeds that hold up to pitch, while at the same time producing reeds with depth of tone. Read about Westwind Shaper Tips. One of the most popular Oboe … Returns after the 30-day trial period will be subject to a 10% restocking fee in addition to the cost of shipping, but must be returned in like new to new physical condition. To see our shaper tip comparison chart, please click here. Tagged: oboe, Püchner, Reed, shaper tip This topic has 0 replies, 1 voice, and was last updated 1 year, 3 months ago by David Dawson. Because every piece of oboe cane appears much wider after folding than when straightened out, the Template width of a Machine-Shaper in no way resembles that of the finished reed. This is because it takes more skill and time to shape oboe cane by hand. I've tried other tips but always come back to good old Caleb-1! I'll preface the next statement by saying I'm a woodwind doubler, and have not studied oboe with an oboist, but I am coming to be a respectable oboist, and have studied reed making intensely. When I was taking some lessons with Robinson back in the late 90s, he was using the Nagamatsu -1. One of the most popular Oboe … 2, Shaper Tips - Westwind English Horn Shaper Tips, Straight Shapers - Pisoni Straight Shapers for Oboe, Oboe Gouging Machine (Hodge Products Special Edition). When it comes to shaping, RDG has long been a world leader in the precision manufacturing of fine shaper tips and it is with great pleasure that we are able to offer our customers the complete RDG line of shaper tips for oboe and English horn. Our selection includes our very own Gilbert shaper tips, RDG-Mack shaper tips, as well as Bell and Fox Straight shapers. You can expect about two emails from us per month. Available in five different shapes ranging from #2 (wide) to #-1N (narrow). For a guided and personal Oboe buying experience. RDG has been in the precision manufacturing of fine shaper tips for decades. Displaying 1 - 11 of 11 Product(s): Sort By: Brannen X Oboe Shaper Tip. Home › Forums › Reeds › The Oboe Reed Room › Shaper Tips This topic has 6 replies, 5 voices, and was last updated 11 years, 9 months ago by Joseph Shalita. Adam Oboe Shaper Tips Caleb Has slightly bigger throat and belly than the Joshua +4 and is the most "rectangular" looking tip of the Adam tips. MMI carries an impressive selection of high quality tools, so you have everything you need to care for your oboe reeds. All Bassoon and Contrabassoon Accessories, All Hodge and Swiss Single Reed Reed Cases, Shaper Tips - Adam English Horn Shaper Tips, Shaper Tips - Pisoni Oboe Shaper Tip No. Shaper Tip - Oboe. Sign up for our newsletter to receive specials and up to date product news and releases. The Jeanné-M produces reeds with a rich full sound, yet the reeds still hold up to pitch. Oboist, Jean Landa, and machinist, David Morley, founded Adam Shaper Tips. Templates can be narrower by a full 0.25 mm at the reed Tip than the result that is hoped for, the cane that would emerge from a hand Shaper-Tip. I like this shape overall, I have an issue with the construction. 5 comments. The original Jeanne shaper tip, designed for oboe by Valarie Anderson, is now being used by a great many of the finest oboists in the world. This tip produces a relatively narrow reed which seals tightly along its sides. Be the first to review this product. With the retirement of David Morley we want to ensure continuation of this line of shaper tips.". RDG has been in the precision manufacturing of fine shaper tips for decades. The Nagamatsu shaper tip was designed by Nagamatsu when Associate Principal oboist of the Boston Symphony, Keisuke Wakao, took a Robinson Barr shaper tip to Japan and made some minor changes to it. This tip produces a relatively narrow reed which seals tightly along its sides. David Morley later took complete ownership of the company. Shaper tips. Tutorial on how to use the shaper tip finder. 3. Works well with a variety of gouges and canes. Home › Forums › Reeds › The Oboe Reed Room › Püchner Oboe: favorite shaper tips? Recently ordered the ruth shaper tip and am enamored with the sound my reeds are making! Gouger Blades and Shaper Tips Oboe Cane Tools and Upgrades/Service Blades and Shaper Tips. This classic oboe shaper tip is a precise reproduction of the Brannen X tip offered by Brannen Woodwinds in the 1950's. Joshua Adam Shaper Tip's narrowest shape... MSRP: Nagamatsu Shaper Tips. RDG is proud to offer a variety of shaper tips for oboe, oboe d'amour, English horn, and bassoon. Oboe D’Amore: #0, #1, #2 $360. Oboe Shaper Handle The body is made of natural color, polished aluminum, with blued steel side adjusting sliding cane jaws. Our commitment to quality at Sandpiper means developing partnerships with global brands and suppliers. Carlos is an Oboe and English Horn Master with decades of experience in performance and design. Ann Hodge, president of Hodge Products, says, “Adam Shaper Tips have been our best selling shaper tips for many years. Available in #1, -1, -1N, 2, -2, 3, XN. Westwind helps take the frustration out of finding the perfect Oboe shaper tip or English Horn shaper tip by offering proven shapes with unsurpassed consistency, durability, and symmetry. Bert describes this tip … Explore our online inventory today! Choosing the proper English Horn shaper tip is as critical as choosing the proper oboe shaper tip. The shape must produce reeds that hold up to pitch, while at the same time producing reeds with depth of tone. 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