Rotate the body in the same direction that the
gauze is wrapped and wipe away moisture from
the instrument’s bore. Wipe away moisture
from the joint sections as well.
* Take extra care removing moisture from
wooden instruments. Moisture left in the
bore can result in cracking.
After playing the instrument
Cleaning the body
Insert the corner of a gauze through the hole
at the end of the cleaning rod.
Wrap the gauze around the end of the clean-
ing rod, making sure no bare metal is exposed.
* Exposed metal can damage the interior of