Kevin Luke's Piano Service
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1965 Kawai Concert Grand Action Rebuild
1965 Kawai Concert Grand Action Rebuild1965 Kawai Concert Grand Action Rebuild
Action arrived at the shop.Action arrived at the shop.
These hammers got a lot of use!These hammers got a lot of use!
Before the keyframe was cleanedBefore the keyframe was cleaned
Before and after cleaningBefore and after cleaning
Polished capstan.Polished capstan.
Action ready for final regulation.Action ready for final regulation.
New hammers and shanks installed and regulatedNew hammers and shanks installed and regulated
New hammers and shanksNew hammers and shanks
Freshly leveled keysFreshly leveled keys
ABS (plastic) action parts shattered at the slightest touch.ABS (plastic) action parts shattered at the slightest touch.
A broken jack.A broken jack.
A finished whippenA finished whippen
New jacks, flanges and backchecks ready for regulation.New jacks, flanges and backchecks ready for regulation.
1931 Chickering & Sons Grand
The actionThe action
Original bridge caps were crackedOriginal bridge caps were cracked
Bridge caps removed and sound board repairedBridge caps removed and sound board repaired
The new pinblockThe new pinblock
New bridge caps with new pins and refinished soundboardNew bridge caps with new pins and refinished soundboard
Newly applied soundboard decalNewly applied soundboard decal
Decal before restorationDecal before restoration
Decal under new strings and refinished plateDecal under new strings and refinished plate
1949 Baldwin Hamilton Studio
Originally from the Cresson Moose Lodge
The case in original conditionThe case in original condition
Cigarette burns on the caseCigarette burns on the case
Keys were chipped and burntKeys were chipped and burnt
Action and keys removedAction and keys removed
60 years worth of dirt under the keys60 years worth of dirt under the keys
New keytopsNew keytops
Refinished caseRefinished case
1972 Kimball Console
Beautiful veneer revealed after finish was stripped.Beautiful veneer revealed after finish was stripped.
Damage to the kick board and tarnished pedals.Damage to the kick board and tarnished pedals.
Kick board damage repaired and polished pedals.Kick board damage repaired and polished pedals.
New decalNew decal
Steinway B key recovering
Original keytops - notice the cracksOriginal keytops - notice the cracks
The wood on the sides of the keys was chipped away by finger nails over the years. Pine inlays were put in to mend this.The wood on the sides of the keys was chipped away by finger nails over the y...
Inlays trimmed and sanded flushInlays trimmed and sanded flush
New key tops installedNew key tops installed