David Frazer reeds offer superior sound quality when used with any chanter. We ensure a very natural, stable and bright sound, maximising clarity in each note.
We offer two staple types, copper and brass, according to personal preference. Copper provides a slightly more mellow sound and brass are a little more robust. We recommend trying both.
The engineering process ensures both blades of the reed have identical profiles for equal vibration on each side. Both blades of the reed are from the same piece of cane to provide balanced harmony.
Completely handmade from finest European cane and 100% natural linen thread, these durable reeds last longer due to their hard-wearing properties.
Our manufacturing is lead by Grade One and former Pipe Major David Reid, who personally tests every reed, offering unrivalled advice on the correct reed for your instrument.
Our reeds are graded into three strengths;
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