Now that’s some dust! (It’s actually pretty typical of a 1940s or 1950s spinet that hasn’t been serviced for 30 years): gathering up the dust to throw away: vacuumed up the rest:Details
It’s coming along and looking great!
This reading lamp from Ikea makes a nice piano light for just 9.99!
Grant & Barbie Lyman’s Winter Studio Piano #454592 (1982): crack in soundboard probably happened when piano was dropped during the move. With the action removed the crack is visible: Up close: From behind the piano you can see the ribs separating from the soundboard: (Picture below taken with no flash): There are 5 or 6 ribs…Details
This doesn’t really have much to do with piano tuning per se, but a neighbor of ours, Scott Steffensen showed me this video (below) earlier this year. I was totally enthralled! “The Chapman Stick (The Stick) is an electric musical instrument devised by Emmett Chapman in the early 1970s. A member of the guitar family, the…Details
I am working on a rebuild job right now for the Mahas family and the question was posed: “Will the piano lose it’s value if it does not have the original finish?” The Antique Piano shop, which rebuilds dozens of antique pianos at a time, posted this video just a short time after the question was…Details