Some piano owners have been dismayed to learn from their piano technician that their piano has a crack in the soundboard. While this may sound disconcerting, it does not automatically mean that the piano has to be rebuilt or replaced. … Continue reading
Category Archives: The Piano Repair Shop
Hammers in pianos are extremely durable. They do, however, deteriorate over time. At some point they may need replacing. When this is needed, it is good to select a technician who knows how to do this procedure well. First it … Continue reading
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As the project nears completion, all the previous labor-intensive steps are producing fine results. Lacquers come in a variety of sheens and in this project I used the highest sheen possible. Piano lacquer has a rich amber tone to it … Continue reading
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After the first few coats of sanding sealer is applied, the decal is replaced using a company that has copied most of the decal designs from the past and present. The decal is accurately positioned and then rubbed on and … Continue reading
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Pore filling helps to produce a less “open” finish creating an ultra-smooth finish. This is a semi-liquid material that also stains the surface thus doing two things in one application. Here, a walnut pore filling stain was used.