The Reed Block from Pipers’ Choice is a great little item for easing reeds. Although it looks like a simple little device, there is a lot of thought that goes into making these. By carefully placing the tips of the pipe chanter reed in the slot on the Reed Block and leaving it sit overnight. You can ease the strength of the pipe chanter reed by closing the blades in a bit. It is important not to interfere with the staple on the reed while doing this. Each block comes with light sandpaper attached to it for small adjustment.