Here are some of the many custom restorations and repairs that we have done over the years. Please click on the thumbnails to view a larger version of the images.
At Blue Ridge Music in Oregon, we repair brass instruments with great care. Our gallery includes before and after shots of our work, including restorations and trombone repair for Oregon schools as well as national customers.
J.W. Pepper Cornet
For: Jonathan L. Pleasant Hill, OR
This Cornet was built in the '20s. Great care had to be taken to preserve the elaborate engraving that covers the entire cornet.
For: Kim H. Eugene, OR
Kimīs grandfather played this trumpet in the John Philip Sousa Band. The rotor on the main slide tube allows the instrument to play in both A and B flat.
For: Thurston High School
Student Line model, one of six trombones we changed from lacquer to silver plated.
For: Klamath Union High School
Converted from lacquer to silver.
Distorted after image makes bell look bent.
Olds Super Cornet
For: Jonathan Light
Replacing of worn bottom casing threads.
Yamaha double horn
Converting french horn bell to a screw bell. Cost starts at $600.00
Civil war "Backfire" tuba
For: Chuck B. of Portland.OR
This civil war era tuba was missing all levers, 1 rotor cap, 1 lever saddle, bell wreath, bow gaurd rest, as well as main tuning slide assembly. The valves were rebuilt. Total lenghth is 52.5", with an 11" bell.
King model 2350 Sousaphone
Satin silver BBb sousaphone w/gold wash
This might be the best use of an Eb sousa yet!