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
Sharpie permanent marker (and tape residue) on piano keytops? …. BEFORE: AFTER: ???????????????????????????????????? 100% Acetone (nail polish remover) took the Sharpie off quickly, but not the scotch tape residue…that took lots of hard finger work! The main downside of using Acetone is that the keys lose their original glossy finish. But then again there probably…Details