Author Archives: Joel

2 Piano Actions In the Shop

2 piano actions I brought back Friday to work on…Altenburg in the front needs some hammer butt pins…Ivers & Pond Upright in the back needing “a lot”.

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Replacing Jack Pins

Replacing some jack pins where the jacks were sluggish on a Kohler & Campbell Console

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Tuning at University of Maryland – Eastern Shore today

Steinway D

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Yamaha Front Panel Repair

Part of being a piano tuner is also doing a multitude of different repairs. Cabinet work is one of those kinds of repairs. This is a Yamaha piano in a middle school. The top front panel became detached(not sure exactly … Continue reading

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More Captain’s Table

This piano was moved out of a house in Salisbury, where it was played sporadically. Now being in The Captain’s Table restaurant and being played about 4 hours per night by Phil Perdue, the piano started exhibiting an interesting problem. … Continue reading

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Captain’s Table Restaurant Piano

I was contracted to move this Samick Grand from a home in Salisbury to the Captain’s Table Restaurant in Ocean City, MD. This piano is played by Phil Perdue several nights a week. Several weeks after delivery, I returned to … Continue reading

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Steinway Grand Action Work

Steinway Grand in a local elementary school. Sluggish action, so I had to pull the action, remove the top action, and replace some center pins in some of the whippens and quite a few of the hammers

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Grand Rental @ Sultana Gala with Glenn Miller Orchestra

Sultana Projects rented our grand for their Annual Gala featuring the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

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Triplet-Family Piano Tuning Day

Tuned a piano last Wednesday for a family with triplets….tuned a piano today(Wednesday) for a different family with triplets…..next Wednesday is going to be Triplet-Family Piano Tuning Day….any family with Triplets can get their piano tuned next Wednesday (9/25/13) for … Continue reading

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I’ve become an Associate Member of the Piano Technicians Guild

The Piano Technicians Guild is an organization that does many things in the Piano Technology area. However, one of the most important aspects is the Accreditation process they offer. Through a series of 3 exams; a written exam, a technical … Continue reading

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