Repair Services

Request a Free Evaluation. Most shakuhachi repairs are one-of-a-kind. Always make sure your shakuhachi is evaluated and priced before any work is undertaken.

Bore Tuning

Perry Yung Shakuhachi Image
Flutes will need retuning or other bore work when the Ji plaster inside is disturbed through external cracking or internal moisture. You can see the fissures.
Perry Yung Shakuhachi Image
I use tradiitonal Ji paste mixture or modern western plaster depending upon the age and importance of the flute. The traditional work takes much longer where as the Modern plaster is quicker to work with and has proven to hold up just as well. Traditional urushi lacquer is used on the final finish.


Perry Yung Shakuhachi Image
There are many kinds of situations that may require bore work, it can be minimal or extensive. Here’s a Seikado shakuhachi before.
Perry Yung Shakuhachi Image
After.

For restoration - $120 - $600. For tuning only - $120 - $320.

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