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Links > Chickering Piano Restoration

Chickering piano restoration (or sometimes called rebuilding), if done by a qualified technician, has traditionally been viewed as a great investment and alternative to purchasing a new piano.

Modifications usually included in a full Piano Restoration:
• Action regulation
• Bridge repair
• Cabinet refinishing
• Brass polishing
• Damper felts replaced
• Damper regulation
• Decal replacement (if neccessary)
• Hammers (new or rebuilt)
• Ivory keytops are replaced (sometimes with with quality plastic keytops)
• Key bushings (new)
• Action regulation
• Pinblock and/or tuning pin replacement
• Soundboard replacement or repair
• Strings replaced or cleaned
• Repetition levers replacing or rebuilding
• Tuning
• Voicing





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