Care and Maintenance

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Hints, tips, and instructions for keeping your clarinet in tip-top shape. Please note that pad and cork replacement should be left up to a professional in most cases.

  • Cleaning - How to clean your clarinet, inside and out
  • Bore Oil - When and how should you oil your wood
  • Pad Replacement - Replacing those leaking pads
  • Replacing Tenon Corks - Joints wobbling? This is what you need to do.
  • Regulation - What do you mean, your clarinet doesn't feel right? Find out what you (or your tech) can do about it
  • Breaking-in - Take care of that new wooden clarinet, and it'll take care of you

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