of P. A. Starck Piano Company Player Piano, Ser. # 58157 (1916)
Piano has arrived at shop, and is
waiting for caster replacement.
All casters will be replaced with double wheel ball bearing casters
Lower view of bottom unit, Left side
Lower view of bottom unit, Right side
Opened Up --- Let the work begin !
Piano Keys, Upper Unit and Piano Action
Still need to remove control cover, control levers, and other linkages
Bass Strings Off - Will ship to Mapes for Duplication
Measuring String Diameter
Removing String Pressure Bar
Starting to remove tuning pins - Pins
loose, so don't require large drill !
All Strings & Pins now
removed from Piano
Close-Up of Empty Pinblock
Serial Number of Piano
Makers Name and information
Cover removed from top of piano
Now the top edge of the plate,
soundboard, pinblock, and post are visible
Piano plate now out of piano, as
well as some of the lower trim removed for refinishing
Plate waiting to have wood pin
bushings removed from plate
"BOSS" removing wood bushings
Close-Up of bushing removal
Next page will cover the transplant of
the delignite pinblock sections into this pianos pinblock
Work starts on that phase this week.
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Webpage Updated on January 7th, 2007