If you own a high quality piano that is in
need of major or minor finish and cabinet repair and restoration, please take
the time to learn and understand the benefits of hiring an experienced shop to
service your treasure.
Many of these instruments have some of the
finest craftsmanship including veneers and solid woods of the highest quality.
An experienced finisher will know how to match a color without loosing the
clarity and dynamics of the wood grain.
All too often, a piece is exposed to abuse or
negligence that results in destroyed woods and veneers. With care and
precision, these areas can be restored and replicated to meet or exceed the
original factory standards.
circumstances are always a challenge. Replacing veneer on this lids edge
is a common repair.
In tedious restoration, patience is a virtue.
Meticulous wood preparation is imperative for a quality finish.
need to be installed precisely to maintain proper fit.
Using the proper procedures,
techniques, and materials to restore these fine pieces guarantees you the finish
will delight you and future generations for many years.
Replication of the
original decals are an integral part of returning a vintage piano to its
Understanding the nuances of
wood, colorants, and coatings is important to reproduce the depth and textures
of a challenging repair.
and patina are a result of meticulous wood preparation, careful coating
application to assure proper adhesion, plenty of time for drying and curing of
the finish, and finally, rubbing the surface to a uniform sheen.
Blending of the repairs is imperative to
sustain value and aid in the lifelong appreciation of old world craftsmanship.
With over 30 years of experience in the piano
restoration and refinishing services, I hope you will give me the opportunity to
brings your treasure back to its original brilliance.
For more details about a
complete restoration and refinishing, take a look at the
"Restoration Process" web pages.