McGuire Piano
Piano Sales and Restoration by

Duane McGuire, RPT

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Adjustable Action Model - Grand Piano
As I prepare to do a complete action replacement on my 1911 Steiff piano, I wanted to be as ...
Boring an upright hammer
This video shows a field repair technique for boring an upright piano hammer for shank ...
Drill Press Chip Ejection
When boring piano hammers, keeping chips away from the jig surface is a constant need.  I was ...
Hammond Glider TrimOSaw Model G40B
As luck would have it, I'm now the proud owner of a Hammond Glider TrimOSaw.   These saws were ...
Knuckle trimming
Knuckle trimming! I was pleased with the way this worked. I'm replacing knuckles in a 1918 Knabe. ...
Old technology meets new: Installing pedals on an upright piano
While installing pedals on a 90 year old upright piano, I had the opportunity to upgrade ...
Pulling balance rail pins
The right tool for the job isn't always obvious.
Trimming Damper Heads
I wanted to trim 4 mm from Tokiwa damper heads for better geometry in a 1927 Leonard upright. ...
Upright Hammer installation
Installation of piano hammers from boring to playing

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