Jan Sagemüller

Holz und Hobel

As I watched my friend and flat mate at work in his small workshop, I couldn't help but be impressed by the sheer level of skill and craftsmanship that went into each and every one of his bassoon mouthpieces. With deft hands and an unwavering attention to detail, he worked tirelessly to shape each piece to perfection, honing and refining every curve and angle until it was just right. I was fascinated by the intricate process of creation, from the selection of the raw materials to the delicate shaping and polishing that gave each piece its unique character and sound. It was clear that my friend took great pride in his work, and that his passion for his craft was what drove him to create such beautiful and highly sought-after pieces. As I watched him work, I couldn't help but be struck by the thought that, in a world where so much is mass-produced and disposable, there was still a place for true craftsmanship and the time-honored traditions of the past. In my friend's workshop, I saw a dedication to quality and a commitment to excellence that was truly inspiring, and I knew that his mouthpieces would continue to be treasured by musicians and collectors alike for many years to come.