If you've never owned a wooden flute before,
here are a few things you'll need to know about taking care
of it. We supply full maintenance instructions and a protective
case with each new instrument, of course.
The wood needs to be oiled, inside and out, the thread windings
on the tenons need adjusting occasionally, and the instrument has to be
played-in for limited periods while it is new. Playing it in slowly not
only reduces the risk of cracking, but helps it improve in playing qualities
as it matures.
To help care for a new flute we supply full instructions
for maintenance, and we are always available to give advice in case of
doubt. As a condition of an exceptional lifetime guarantee, we ask to
see new instruments back in the workshop after a few months of playing,
to make sure they remain in the best condition. As long as this procedure
has been followed, we stand behind the instrument, unconditionally and