McGuire Piano
Piano Sales and Restoration by

Duane McGuire, RPT

Chickering Quarter Grand Keybed

Category: Shop Work


Work is now complete on the key set and key frame of the 1916 Chickering Quarter Grand. This work is foundational to a well performing piano action. It's the "user interface"!

  • Keys rebushed
  • New key tops, replacing prior poorly installed keytops
  • Refinished sharps
  • New Wessell Nickel and Gross key pins
  • New Wessell Nickel and Gross capstans
  • Keyframe retrofitted with glide bolts

Chickering Quarter Grand

Chickering Quarter Grand
Preparing_Keyframe_for_Glide_Bolts


Tapping for glide bolts


Glide bolt installed


Keyframe ready for new Keyframe_ready_for_new_hardware


New WNG keypins and backrail cloth


Keyset with new key tops and refinished sharps


McGuire Piano | Clinton UT 84015 | 801-896-4123

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