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by mk1jones
13 Mar 2017, 18:10
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Amateur Piano Restoration!
Replies: 9
Views: 5038

Re: Amateur Piano Restoration!

I have replaced the felt along the back, made sure it was the height of the original (parts that hadn't been eaten away). I've keep all the washers and felts that I have taken off, and used some of the paper washers when putting the keys back on to level the keys. I will try rotating the pins to try...
by mk1jones
12 Mar 2017, 12:48
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Amateur Piano Restoration!
Replies: 9
Views: 5038

Re: Amateur restoration!

Thanks guys. Feel like I've got more info now than from weeks of searching and emailing. I understand that it's never going to sound or play amazingly, just looking for things I can do to improve it. So the keys would have never been bushed, is that right? Would bushing them be the way to minimise a...
by mk1jones
12 Mar 2017, 10:36
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: Amateur Piano Restoration!
Replies: 9
Views: 5038

Amateur Piano Restoration!

I recently acquired an old 1915 61 key overdampened upright IMG_1987.JPG . It had been stored in a barn for several years, i didn't expect much, but only have a small house and it fits and looks wicked in my living room. I also thought it would make a nice little project. I totally new to this so am...