I'm working on restoring an old clarinet. The keys are badly tarnished - I've been working on them using a cloth and metal polish, but: It's very time consuming; I'm finding it impossible to get ...
I have a clarinet and a recorder, both made of wood. The clarinet is five and the recorder 25 years old. I just learned that I should oil from David Pino's "The Clarinet and Clarinet Playing". ...
Apparently it is common to briefly soak reeds in rubbing alcohol to disinfect them. This could be due to sickness, reed-sharing, etc. Any thoughts on how damaging this would be to the cane?