Adam Schaaf Player Piano – Preparation for Restringing
October 4, 2017
After completing work on the bottom board and keyframe, I’m preparing the piano for restringing.
Original condition of the low treble strings
Original Condition of bass strings and tuning pins
Preparation for Restringing
In preparation for restringing: old strings and tuning pins have been removed, new understring cloth has been installed, tuning pin bushings have been removed, the plate has been cleaned, and plate bolts have been tightened.
Additional work to be performed before restringing
- Soundboard cracks will be shimmed
- Separated ribs will be re-glued to the soundboard
- New tuning pin bushings will be installed.