Showing past work of Duane McGuire, retired piano technician
Touchstone to 1956
The Janssen Piano Company of New York made about 160,000 pianos from 1901 until 1964, when it sold ...
Stieff Rebuild - Refinishing
I expect to have more time for the rebuild in November, after I finish the rebuild of a fine, old ...
1920's Baldwin Baby Grand Reconditioning
Reconditioning work on a 1920s Baldwin Grand piano
Stieff Rebuild – Soundboard Arrival
I am grateful for my customers, and they are taking my time! The Stieff Rebuild is not moving ...
Stieff Rebuild – Leg Plates
The piano was prepared for its trip to the refinishing shop. It's there now. I anticipate its ...
Stieff Rebuild - Tear Down
Week 15? Yes. I made no progress on the project for the past 10 weeks. Oh my. Interruptions were a ...
If a job is worth doing ...
In the 20 years that I lived with my father, how many times did I hear: "If a job is worth doing, ...
Stieff Rebuild - Gathering Resources
It was a vacation week! Terri and I enjoyed a few days in sunny California, and since we were near ...
Stieff Rebuild - Keyframe work
Stieff Rebuild - Radial Arm Saw upgrade
Stieff Rebuild – Keyframe Preparation
I completed some more work related to the key frame, and the mind is spinning with plans for the ...
Stieff Rebuild - the Beginning
New WNG parts for the action were ordered two years ago. The three photos in the sequence here ...
Sing or Dance - A Linguistic Distinction?
In his book, "This is Your Brain on Music", Daniel J. Levitin an describes interesting aspect of ...
A new life for Stieff 28334
planning for the rebuild of Stieff Grand Piano no. 28334
Pulling balance rail pins
The right tool for the job isn't always obvious.
Boring an upright hammer
This video shows a field repair technique for boring an upright piano hammer for shank ...
Adjustable Action Model - Grand Piano
As I prepare to do a complete action replacement on my 1911 Steiff piano, I wanted to be as ...
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