McGuire Piano
Piano Sales and Restoration by

Duane McGuire, RPT

Adam Schaaf Upright Piano - Action rebuilding

Category: Shop Work


Adam Schaaf Piano bottom board is reinstalled
The reconditioned bottom board is re-installed. Pedals are buffed and new bushing cloth is installed for squeak free performance. Trapwork is reconditioned for fault free operation.


Keys have been rebushed and reinstalled on the reconditioned keyframe. This effort will help to provide the excellent touch response we seek to provide the pianist.

New treble dampers installed on Schaaf upright piano
The action brackets have been cleaned and painted for a fresh appearance. New treble dampers have been installed and regulated for uniform lift. At this point, The action rails and damper levers have been cleaned by blasting with corn cob grit. The wippen rail has not yet been re-installed. The old hammers have been removed, making damper work straight forward. This process emulates the original process order utilized in the factory 98 years ago.

New Renner piano hammers custom bored for installation
New Renner hammers have been custom bored for installation.

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