Restoring Action, Keyboard & Dampers

These three sections (sometimes referred to as the Playing Mechanism) deal with the moving parts responsible for enabling the strings to be struck, and dampers to cut off the sound. It is important, therefore, that all the levers, flanges, hammers, springs, jacks and dampers are not only in proper working order, but are not impeded by wear and tear that is sustained over many years of playing, and general degeneration over the years. Find out more here.

restoring piano action keys and dampers




H. Burniston

I am delighted to have the piano back at home. It is superb, the tone and touch are superb and the case looks magnificent. I am very pleased to have such a good friend returned to such beautiful condition and am grateful for your efforts of craftsmanship and professionalism.

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