Reed styles and adjustment tools
A walk through the different types of chanter reed as well as an explanation of the tools needed for successful maintenance of all types of highland bagpipe reed.
Selecting a chanter reed
How to spot the gems from the duds.
Chanter reed adjustment
Clear illustrations and diagrams help demonstrate techniques for adjusting both molded and ridge-cut chanter reeds. Some adjustments are unique to each style of reed.
Practice chanter reeds
Techniques for selecting and maintaining Chris Apps style practice chanter reeds.
Setting up the pipes
Information on maintaining your pipes for optimum reed performance.
Drone reed set up and maintenance
This chapter has a small amount of information on synthetic drone reeds but focuses mainly on cane drone reed set up and maintenance. Clear diagrams and illustrations.