New tools… In the workshop… Christmas tree…. Blüthner soundboard work… New keyboard… Style-X finished… Style-X dampers… Style-X socket rails… Regulation… Blüthner Style-X hills… New hammers… Stringing… Carving notches… Bridge carving… Hidden treasure… Studs… Lettering… Busy workshop… Bass bridge… Key sides…

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I’ve been working in the piano trade since December 4th, 1989. I specialise in full re-builds of grand pianos, mostly Blüthner and Bechstein – but many makes of piano have been through my workshop.
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New tools…

Such a long time since my last post, but felt I just had to share a picture of my latest acquisition – a pair of Starrett pliers top-cut. They’re something I’ve always wanted, but could never really justify since the pliers I use for cutting piano wire work perfectly well.

A dear friend of mine recently gave me his collection of piano tools, and yesterday I found these splendid pliers in amongst them. They’re really lovely to use, cutting through piano wire like it’s not there – I can’t wait till my next stringing job!

Written on 05/08/2014

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New tools…
In the workshop…
Christmas tree….
Blüthner soundboard work…

 

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