Re: [Harp-L] embossing a pocket pal

Hi Joe

Not much risk. It cost 6 bucks. I am just doing it to gain experience.
Seems like using a punch could bend the plate. How about a modified set of

On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 8:42 AM, Joseph Leone <3n037@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> You don't. You use a punch. But hardly worth the time and risk.
> smo-joe
> On Dec 19, 2013, at 3:16 AM, Music Cal wrote:
> > I bought a diatonic Hohner Pocket Pal (about 6 US dollars) with which I
> > have been learning to gap reeds. After a couple hours of tinkering I got
> > the reeds to respond much better. But these things leak a lot! There are
> > big spaces between reeds and reed plates especially at the ends of some
> of
> > the reeds. So I thought I would try my hand at embossing too. I don't
> have
> > a good embossing tool yet so I tried using a penny. I was not able to
> close
> > the space near the ends of the reeds much. Did I mention that there's a
> big
> > space there?! Big.
> >
> > So how do you emboss to close such big space?
> >
> > MusiCal

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