I attended Paul Rabinov’s Muramatsu FLute Workshop in Los Angeles where I became a Certified and Licensed Technician for Muramatsu Flutes,
This is Paul Rabinov's workshop in Los Angeles where I took my Muramatsu Flute training class in March of 2012. Since he works only on flutes not much space is needed.
A very compact setup with pads on the left, parts, pliers and a swedging tool in the vise on the right.
The master Paul Rabinov at work.
Checking to make sure the flute key fits.
Swedging a flute key. This stretches the metal tubing so the key will fit.
This is a pair of pliers used to bend keys. Notice the felt glued to them on the left so as not to mar the key when bending. Yes, sometimes we have to bend.