Posts Tagged ‘abstract’

Regulating…

Mid way through the initial regulation of Blüthner No.83988. Here I’m doing a rough adjustment of the “setoff”, on the work bench.

Written on April 14th, 2012. 0 Comments

Hammer assembly…

The hammer seen here with flange and “Abstract” fitted.

Written on April 5th, 2012. 0 Comments

Bushing hammers…

Hammers fitted. Here, I’m making new bushes to hold the “Abstracts” in place.

Written on April 5th, 2012. 0 Comments

Abel hammers…

Fitting the new hammers to Blüthner No.83988. The hammers are made by a company called “Abel”. The wool used for the felt is best quality Marino, and the wood in these hammers is Hornbeam.

Written on March 28th, 2012. 0 Comments

Bass hammer…

Hammer No.1 prepared to be fitted to Blüthner No.83988. The hammer has been “spliced”, which is the name given to the process of cutting a chamfer into two of the edges of the bass hammers. The reason for this will become clear in later pictures…

Written on March 27th, 2012. 0 Comments

Key repairs…

Work on the keyboard continues. Many of the leads have corroded and swollen, resulting in a lot of the keys splitting. The old leads will be removed, the holes plugged and glued with wood cut from old piano keys.

Another problem with the key leads swelling is that they start rubbing the adjacent keys – which causes all sorts of problems with keys sticking, and action noises.

Written on February 23rd, 2012. 0 Comments

Blüthner 72917….

Now in the showroom

Written on January 23rd, 2012. 0 Comments

Blüthner keyboard….

 

 

Written on November 3rd, 2011. 0 Comments

“Style-V” post…

Written on November 1st, 2011. 0 Comments

Blüthner Patent action…

Written on November 1st, 2011. 0 Comments

Abstracts….

Part of a patent Blüthner action

Part of the Blüthner “Patent” action – known as an “Abstract”. Seen here having new cushions fitted.

Written on October 21st, 2011. 0 Comments

Blüthner hammers…

Written on October 5th, 2011. 0 Comments

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