The Otto Grau Restoration Page 1
"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

Got it laid down on its back tonight. Next, I'm am going to tape off the sound board and
plate so I can strip the sides of the cabinet. (11-11-2009)

Removed the Base to repair a couple cracks and fix the Toes. (11-11-2009)

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Removed the Legs to strip and repair a couple chips. It takes about 4 coats of stripper to
remove all of the old varnish. Then I am lightly sanding with 220 grit paper and wiping down with
mineral spirits before staining. (11-11-2009)

These parts have been stripped and have 2 - 3 coats of stain on them. (11-11-2009)

These parts have been stripped and have 3 coats of stain on them,
the are ready for 4 coats of Min Wax wipe on Poly. (11-11-2009)

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These Key Blocks have been stripped and have 2 - 3 coats of stain on them. (11-11-2009)

The Knee Panel has been stripped and is ready to stain. (11-11-2009)

The Knee Panel has been stripped and is ready to stain. (11-11-2009)

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The Knee Panel has its first coat of stain. (11-11-2009)

The Knee Panel has its first coat of stain. (11-11-2009)

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Tuesday, November 30, 2010
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