Master Piano Technicians

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Redoing Grand Back Checks (Winter 2006 Mpt Journal)


There are times you may just want to recover grand back checks with new buckskin, but other times you will want to replace the back check and wire, because the wire has weakened with age. In those cases, you need to safely remove each old back check and wire with minimal damage to the key,

The Key to Action Restoration

By Vince Mrykalo, Technical Editor Spring/Summer 2008 MPT Journal An often overlooked facet of action work is thorough key restoration.  Let’s look closely at what makes up thorough key work.  If you are confronted with a worn out action, you can bet dollars to doughnuts that at least the keys need to be rebushed, the… Read More