Topic: Shaping already profiled cane with a straight shaper
Anyone do this? I know it's not ideal. Usually with a straight shaper you shape first, then profile, and if you profile first you should use a fold-over shaper.
But let's say you got a really great straight shaper but didn't have a profiler. What would be a suggested way of making sure you got a good shaping done without splitting the blade area when using a shaper on pre-profiled cane?
Any tips? (pun intended)
Bassoon professor at University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire
Maker of the Little-Jake electric bassoon pickup and Weasel bassoon reeds