How the Saxophone is Made
Making the neck

Let's take a look at the neck production process in sequence with the following pictures:

  1. Welding
    Picture 1: After welding
  2. Bending process
    Picture 2: After bending
  3. Octave-hole process
  4. Soldering the key posts and other parts
    Picture 3: After tone-hole drilling, with key posts and other parts soldered in place
  5. Buffing
  6. Lacquering
  7. Attaching the octave key
    Picture 4: After buffing and lacquering, with octave key attached, the neck is complete.
The neck production process

The neck production process