Mouthpiece Repair

Mouthpiece missing teeth guard

Mouthpiece missing teeth guard

This mouthpiece was custom made by Ken Beason in the early 1990’s.  Ken left a large space in the top where a tooth guard belongs.  Shown below is the attempt to fill the space using dental alginate.  Will update this post in a few days with a report on how well (or not well) it works.

Cleaning the metal

Cleaning the metal

Cleaning the surface with a piece of 600 grit sandpaper (glued to a saxophone key)  This was followed by some isopropyl alcohol.

mouthpiece, mixing bucket and stirring stick.

mouthpiece, mixing bucket and stirring stick.

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~ by inhorn on September 19, 2009.

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