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Anderson: Gouge, Shape and Scrape
"Gouge, Shape and Scrape: A Complete Guide to the Oboe Reed" by Valarie Anderson. This book, by the designer of Jeanne oboe shapers and gougers, details the steps in oboe reed making. It has 115 pages with a spiral binding and includes over 80 full color, detailed photographs of the reed making steps; a series of play tests and reed adjustments to take the guess work out of oboe reed making; and steps to make reeds that are designed to achieve stability of pitch.
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