Rieger Tip Cutter for Oboe, Oboe d'amore & Cor Anglais Reeds
The Rieger Oboe, Oboe D'amoe and English Horn (Cor Anglais) Reed Tip Cutter uses a highly sharpened rolling blade to cut the tip of the reeds off. There is a measurement scale engraved into the metal which allows you to either measure the desired length from the collar of the reed or the first wire which ensures that your reeds are more cut more accurately which will help make your reeds more consistent.
- Exact cuts every time
- Great for traveling
- Measuring scale from 40 - 75mm to aid accurate precision
- Cuts oboe, oboe d'amoe and english horn (cor anglais) reeds
Super sharp rotating blade
Traditional reed tip cutters use a use a chopping knife action which cuts from one side of the reed to the other which can move the reed whilst being cut and lead to a wonky cut. The Rieger oboe reed tip cutter uses a rotating hardened steel blade to ensure even pressure across the whole of the reed when cutting. This ensures that the reed blade is cut in a perfectly straight line, every time!
Highly portable & durable
This tool is small & light allowing you to carry it around with you in your reed tool kit. It is made from very durable metals, mainly hardened steel, so it can withstand being transported.
Precision cutting producing professional results
Consistency is key when it comes to reed making which is why there is a measuring scale etched into the metal which allows you to measure the bassoon reeds blade length either from the reeds collar or the first wire depending on which reed making methodology you use. The measuring scale goes from 40mm - 75mm allowing you to cuts oboe reeds, oboe d'amoe reeds and english horn (cor anglais) reeds all with the same reed tip guillotine.