Piano tuning Albuquerque: Plate Re-gilding

20th Sep 2011 Comments Off on Piano tuning Albuquerque: Plate Re-gilding in Piano Restoration

Plate re-gilding can sometimes be a tricky project. In our shop we’re presently doing just that to one from a ’33 Mason A. After thorough cleaning a lacquer based primer was applied to a small section for test. There were problems; it seems that when the instrument had been re-pinned/ strung some 40+ years ago […]

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Steinway Piano Restoration and Summer Projects

15th Sep 2011 Comments Off on Steinway Piano Restoration and Summer Projects in Piano Restoration

It’s been one busy, productive summer. 3 re-builds were completed: a 1912 Steinway O, a 1922 AB Chase, & a 1922 Steinway M. Of these the model O was the most challenging, for it required a bass bridge re-cap in addition to soundboard repairs. This instrument had been re-pinned & strung back in the early […]

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Alexander D’Von Boggs is a Steinway certified piano technician and Piano Technicians Guild member. Services include in home piano tunings, piano pitch raises to A440 hz and concert formats. He is a skilled prep technician specializing in action regulation and repair.

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Restoration Services

27th Jan 2011 Comments Off on Restoration Services in Piano Restoration

Alexander D’Von Boggs has restored many varieties of both grand and upright pianos – from basic pinblock/stringing to complete soundboard replacement. He specializes in Steinway and Sons grand pianos.

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