Posts Tagged ‘WNG’

Future projects…

Last week I made a (very rare..!) trip outside the workshop to my local timber merchant. I was buying Maple stock to make new legs and a lyre for a Blüthner Style-VII I bought last year. Currently the piano is finished in black polish, but it’s my intention to re-veneer the piano in maple.

There is SO much going on in the workshop at the moment that I’m not sure when I’ll get round to this rather special project piano. Keep an eye out for further information!

Written on March 17th, 2015. 0 Comments

Blüthner Style-X hills…

Fitting “hills” to the underside of the new WNG levers (which are also known as a “whippen” or “repeat”) in the Style-X. The action is almost ready for assembly and regulation…

Written on January 7th, 2013. 0 Comments

New parts…

Testing new action parts for the Style-X. I’m using little bulldog clips to simulate the weight of the hammer, and playing around with the geometry of the action to find a setup that induces the least friction, and the most  movement from the hammer – whilst at the same time giving enough control and repetition without the feel of the action being too heavy…. All good fun!

Written on September 24th, 2012. 4 Comments

Latest Work

Christmas tree….
Bechstein rebuild started…
Final fitting of new legs…
Lyre parts…

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