Posts Tagged ‘boxed’

Last leg…

Last of the legs for Blüthner No.83988. Seen here with the depths marked, ready for the final shaping of the caster end of the leg.

Written on February 6th, 2012. 0 Comments

New leg…

The back leg for Blüthner No.83988. The black marks are places where the original leg is showing through the turning. These will be cleaned out and filled at the next stage, then “flutes” will be added to the long tapered part of the leg.

Written on February 5th, 2012. 0 Comments

Leg blank…

The beginnings of the new back leg for Blüthner No.83988.

Written on February 3rd, 2012. 0 Comments

Boxed legs…

Un-boxing to reveal what’s left of the original legs on Blüthner No.83988. In the 1920’s it was the fashion to have square legs on furniture, so many pianos with turned legs were “enhanced” in this way….

Written on January 26th, 2012. 2 Comments

New lyre column….

The first of two new lyre columns being turned from beech. To replace a pair of non-original square columns fitted to Blüthner No.83988 some time in the 1920’s.

Written on December 18th, 2011. 0 Comments

Latest Work

Bechstein rebuild started…
Final fitting of new legs…
Lyre parts…
New Blüthner legs…

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