The Melville Clark Restoration Page 4
"Everyone one has an old piano in their basement you can have if you move it."
Piano Home Otto Grau Melville Clark Questions Spare Parts Slide Show
Glueing the side boards in place, takes several steps to complete
Bottom section routed out ready for boards to be glued in.
A couple boards glued in 1 more to go.

Glueing the final board then some sanding and it will be ready to veneer.

Final before sanding.
Final before sanding.

This is the trap work for the sustain and damper pedals. I am having the springs zinc
plated and I will blue the screws.

Standing up getting ready to build a tent around it. Then I will add heat lamps to open
up the small cracks in the sound board.
Standing up getting ready to build a tent around it. Then I will add heat lamps to open
up the small cracks in the sound board.
The tent under construction, with a little help from Buster he's not real sure about it though.
And the tent is up.
Lights action, and the tent is alive.

This is the bottom on the right it is made out of American Chestnut, these trees were almost completely killed off by a blight in the early 1900's and now all the chestnut trees now are a Chinese variety. The boards to the left are the front edge trim which were badly damaged so I made new pieces out of red oak. I will be veneer the cabinet with red oak.

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Tuesday, November 30, 2010
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