Here is information about what the 2017 bassoon and oboe reed making and adjusting tool kits contain:

Bassoon Reed Making Kit Recommended (Kit 1) $150
Holding mandrel
Forming mandrel
Knife (Rigotti Double Hollow Ground)
Drying rack
Pliers
Duco
Wire
Easel
Exacto knife
Ruler (metal)
Plaque (plastic)
Reed string (Double-ended)
Cutting block
Razor blade
Scissors
Emory Board
Pencil

Expanded Bassoon Reed Kit (Kit 2) $250
Holding mandrel
Forming mandrel
Drying rack
Pliers
Duco
Wire
Easel
Exacto knife
Ruler (metal)
Reed string (Double-ended)
Cutting block
Razor blade
Scissors
Emory Board
Knife (Rigotti Double Hollow Ground)
Reamer (spiral & multi-fluted, Stees)
Diamond Files
Plaque (metal)
Pencil

Minimum Requirements Bassoon Reed Kit (Kit 3) $100
Rental Kit for Purchase, meets minimum requirements
Holding mandrel
Forming mandrel
Small/medium needle-nose pliers
Plaque
Easel
Cutting block
Razor blade
Reed knife (Rigotti wedge)
Emory Board
Ruler (6 inch, plastic)
Pencil

Hipster Bassoon Reed Kit (Kit 4) $300
Reed geek – Double Geek
LC (Herzberg style) forming mandrel tips (5)
LC drying rack – fits mandrel tips
LC mandrel tool
Reamer (spiral &multi-fluted, Stees)
Metal ruler
Diamond files
Pliers (flathead, with teeth)
Exacto knife
Metal plaque
Wire
Hot glue gun
1 stick of hot glue
Pencil

Oboe Reed Making Kit Recommended (Kit 1)  $125
Knife (Rigotti Double Hollow Ground)
Double-ended string
Mandrel
Bee’s Wax
Plastic ruler
Plaque (basic flat or beveled)
Small sharpening stone – hard Arkansas stone
Razor blade
Cutting block
Tool wallet
Pencil

Landwell Oboe Reed Kit Upgrade (Kit 2) $185
Knife (Landwell choice)
Double-ended string
Mandrel
Bee’s Wax
Plastic ruler
Plaque (basic flat or beveled)
Large Soft/Hard Arkansas Combination Stone 6x2x1
Razor blade
Cutting block
Pencil

 

Minimum Requirements Oboe Reed Kit (Kit 3) $100
Rental Kit for Purchase, meets minimum requirements
Mandrel
Reed knife
Plaque
Razor blade
Cutting block
Ruler (6 inch)
Bee’s wax
Sharpening stone – in our kit you get a small sharpening stone – hard Arkansas stone
Pencil

Hipster Oboe Reed Kit Upgrade (Kit 4) $250
Knife (Landwell choice)
Fancy double-ended string (pretty string makes pretty reeds)
Mandrel
Bee’s Wax
Metal ruler
Plaque (basic flat or beveled)
Large Soft/Hard Arkansas Combination Stone (6x2x1)
Double-sided Dia-sharp Diamond stone (Extra Fine/Fine)
Razor blade
Cutting block
Pencil