Reshaping Key Touches

Hands vary in size and shape significantly, yet the touch pieces on any given model of saxophone are all the same. A horn can be significantly more playable sometimes by just simply reshaping the touch piece, making it smaller or larger, or re-positioning it.

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First, the customer and the Sax ProShop staff make a determination about the ideal new shape for a touch piece.

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The key is cut, shaped and buffed, then lacquered or plated.