"We Made It": Woodhead Horns

The men and women who bend, shape and bond wood and metal to make musical instruments are often celebrated – but what of those who keep the instruments functioning through the decades and centuries? On theartsdesk, Jasper Rees (who has written extensively about his own french horn playing) takes his beloved but battered instrument to husband-and-wife team Luke and Heidi Woodhead of Woodhead Horns, and finds out some of the venerable and often quirky techniques they use to get rid of bends, dents and other battle scars.

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