Oboe Reed Making Kit plus Cane and Staples


The essential items from our regular reed making kit, PLUS cane and staples requested by teachers.
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  • The Charles Knife - Double Hollow Ground

    The Charles double hollow ground blade is designed to provide a positive feel on the cane with almost no chatter.
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  • Leather Knife Sheath

    The sturdy, hand stitched black leather protects both you and your knife.
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  • Oboe Mandrel by Rigotti

    Comfortable, precise, and well made. This Rigotti oboe mandrel meets the demands of discerning players.
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  • Small Cutting Block 1" diameter

    This polished wood cutting block has a gently convex top, which allows for efficient and accurate tip cutting.
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  • Flat Round-end Blued Steel Oboe Plaque

    This is by far the most popular style of blued steel plaque. The thin, flat body with rounded ends slides easily between the blades but won't poke your finger.
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  • Nylon Tool Case by Wilson

    Our lighter weight tool case holds a ton and expands easily to fit even more.
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  • Plastic Ruler for Reed Making

    This durable, affordable plastic ruler features raised markings which makes measuring easier and more accurate.
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  • Fishskin for Oboe Reed Making Kit

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  • Student Gouged, Shaped, Folded Oboe Cane × 10

    Charles student cane is farmed in the South of France from the same fields as our professional grade cane.
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    Sale Pricing!
    Select: 1 - 9 pieces, $2.75 each
    Select: 10 - 49 pieces, $2.50 each
    Select: 50+ pieces, $2.25 each

    $2.75 each

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  • Student Brass Oboe Staples, 47mm × 5

    These brass oboe staples are our high quality beginner's model, featuring medium thickness and bore for colorful tone and projection.
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    Sale Pricing!
    Select: 1 - 9 staples, $2.30 each
    Select: 10 - 49 staples, $2.20 each
    Select: 50+ staples, $2.10 each

    $2.30 each

    In stock

  • Unbreakable Spool Reed Tying Thread In Size "FF"

    This is premium quality triple-twisted nylon reed makers thread. Most double reed players use size “FF” thickness for it's limited elasticity, strength and durability.
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All the essential items included in our regular reed making kit, PLUS the cane and staples most often requested by teachers for their students.

This expanded kit includes all of the following at a significant discount.

  • Charles double hollow ground knife
  • Flat steel plaque
  • Rigotti mandrel
  • Wilson Nylon Tool case
  • Small cutting block
  • Plastic ruler
  • Small sheet of fishskin
  • Your choice of of FF nylon thread


  • 10 Charles Student gouged, shaped cane
  • 5 Charles Student brass 47mm staples

Substitute any of the items in the kit with others from our site at a similar discount. Let us develop a reed making kit specifically for your students. It’s our pleasure, and there’s no obligation or charge for setting up a kit to your specifications. Email us or call us at (603) 356-9890 to get started today!

Additional information

Weight 8.4 oz
Dimensions 9 × 4.5 × 1.25 in

Unbreakable Spool Reed Tying Thread In Size "FF"


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