Topic: Unresponsive reed
I (try to) make my own reeds, but I am just a beginner and often things happen
to them that I don't really understand :-)
At this moment, I use a reed that becomes unresponsive after some days.
The reed is not new, I use it about 2 months.
When I sand or very lightly scrape the whole surface of the reed, it plays well again,
but after a few days it becomes dull again.
It would like to know if this "behavior" is what can be expected from an "ageing" reed
or if the problem can lie elsewhere and perhaps a more lasting solution exists.
Thanks in advance for your advice and insight,