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Hamilton Player Piano Restoration: Part one done

Category: Shop Work


After hundreds of hours, it is very pleasing to look at the work and listen to the result. The piano was originally manufactured in 1915. It was time for some rework. At this point, work on the musical instrument is complete, the player mechanism will be rebuilt next.

The bottom board before:

The bottom board after:


The keybed before:

The keybed after:


The keys before:

The keys after:


The stringing, hammers and dampers before:

The stringing, hammers and dampers after:

A casual recording demonstrating the musical result:

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