Countrywide Pianos Polyester case repairs

Countrywide Pianos Polyester case repairs

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  • 194 Penn Road
    High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP15 7 NU
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With more than 70% of all new pianos being presented in a polyester high-gloss cabinet, it is reassuring to know that we can provide in-house, and sometimes on-site polyester repair work. Being based near the historical furniture town of High Wycombe, we understand the need for a high quality repair and polishing service. Our own team of polishers have over 30 years of experience.

Polyester also known as high polished bright piano finishes is a very specialist craft. We undertake this re polishing and repair work in most parts of Buckinghamshire , indeed we are often called out to many other areas including Berkshire, Oxord, Herts and Hampshire but this does incur higher costs due to travel time .

Make no mistake, repolishing pianos is very specialist, it needs not just a highly skilled piano polisher but also a team of technicians and piano tuners too to ensure that the piano not only looks amazing after restoration but that it plays and sounds amazing too!



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French Polishing and Pianos
French polishing is a wood finishing technique used on pianos that result in a very high gloss finish, with a deep colour and chatoyancy. French polishing consists of applying many thin coats of shellac dissolved in denatured alcohol using a rubbing pad lubricated with one of a variety of oils. French polishing became prominent in the 18th century. In the Victorian era. There are some references to shellac in Europe as early as 1590, French polishing was most commonly used on expensive woods such as mahogany or walnut in order to preserve their beauty. Commonly French polished items at the time were impressive pieces of furniture or instruments because they were expected to look good at all times. The Pad is lubricated with oil that then becomes part of the overall finish. the oil helps to stop the pad from sticking and lifting previously applied layers of shellac. , Softer oils such as mineral oil will produce a glossier but less hard finish whereas more viscous oils such as walnut oil and olive oil will produce a more durable finish.

Cleaning French Polish and Pianos
If the item has been French polished, rubbing the surface with a soft, clean cloth is usually ample. You can also polish it now and then with a little wax or even with a tiny bit of furniture cream. Sticky marks should be removed immediately with a cloth soaked in warm, soapy water and then wrung out it needs to be damp, not soaking wet.