Zorba, Male Belly Dancer

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The Pie-Anna!

The work continues with the repair of the floppy hammer in the bass section. YAY!
Jam C@m isn't too good with closeups...

4 July 2005

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Whippen/jack/sticker/backstop/spoon assembly, similar to the one I repaired yesterday. Incredible workmanship.

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Hammer butt. Note the little pin sticking up (focus not withstanding). It needs to be pushed
back into place. This is a fairly common problem, but easily repaired once you can get to it!

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This is where it came from...

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Repaired hammer ready for reinstallation...

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Everything back in - re attaching the bridle strap.

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Can you tell which one? Neither can I! That's the idea!

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And at long last, the piano is temporarily reassembled. I need to order parts for the next phase...

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Close up of the fallboard.

So this is where we stopped for a bit - until I got more parts! I needed about 25 replacement ivories for the keyboard to replace missing and chipped keytops. I also wanted to re-felt the keyboard, install a practice mute, and replace the missing string.

Read on for what happens next...



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