Technical Articles

Patent Application and Summary
A new look at the design of flute embouchure holes.
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Date Created: 2009-08-12 17:17:22

Straubinger Overhaul
The Straubinger overhaul refers to overhauls done with the modern Straubinger pad, which is a combination of both traditional and modern materials. This is a very high-performance pad which is very reliable in use.
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Date Created: 2008-03-22 09:41:04

Headjoint Design
This article deals with the major variables in headjoint design and brief descriptions are given to help players understand the various options.
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Date Created: 2008-03-22 09:40:32

Flute Options
The purpose is to explore in reasonable depth the flute options which are generally available from manufacturers; while esoteric options will be the subject of a later article.
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Date Created: 2008-03-22 09:27:55