Piano Moving Professionals

19th Jun 2015 Comments Off on Piano Moving Professionals in Piano Moving

Albuquerque Piano & Organ Moving Experts Martin Garcia leads his highly experienced team in piano moving and storing throughout Central New Mexico. Call today (505) 263-3606 to schedule an appointment for pick-up and delivery of your cherished piano.  

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Piano Tuning Is An Art

29th May 2015 Comments Off on Piano Tuning Is An Art in Piano Tuning

88 Keys Piano Warehouse in Albuquerque, NM offers Piano Tuning by Master Craftsman Alexander D’Von Boggs. Piano tuning is the act of making minute adjustments to the tensions of the strings of an acoustic piano to properly align the intervals between their tones so that the instrument is in tune. The meaning of the term ‘in […]

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Steinway Upright Pinblock Replacement

16th Nov 2013 Comments Off on Steinway Upright Pinblock Replacement in Uncategorized

One of the biggest challenges involved in  restoring uprights is replacing the pinblock.  To remove the plate without tearing out the keybed, etc., can be impossible.   A 40″ Steinway console with loose tuning pins came to our shop this summer.  With no other option than pinblock replacement we set about to just that.  This particular […]

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Steinway O Action Project

21st Sep 2013 Comments Off on Steinway O Action Project in Piano Restoration

It was decided to replace the existing hammers which were not actual Steinway parts but probably some sort of asian knock-offs.  All the the balance/front rail felts had to be replaced.  Therefore, it was necessary to set the key height to the requisite 2.594″ above the keybed, etc., etc.  Plan on spending some time because […]

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Piano Restoration Albuquerque: Soundboard decal for Mason & Hamlin

21st Oct 2011 Comments Off on Piano Restoration Albuquerque: Soundboard decal for Mason & Hamlin in Piano Restoration

Applied the soundboard decal to the Mason A.  It came in 2 parts that had to be done separately.  The largest w/the eagle was an alcohol transfer; it was challenging to lay precisely over the shadow of the orig.  The word Boston was simply a stick on.  A good spray coat of lacquer sealer soft […]

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Steinway Restoration: 1918 model O

20th Sep 2011 Comments Off on Steinway Restoration: 1918 model O in Piano Restoration

Presently working on a 1918 model O. It’s soundboard has a series of cracks running along both bridges – esp. the treble. Close inspection revealed rib separation from the s. board at various points which were epoxyed and clamped. Fortunately most of these cracks are under the plate, so the area w/decal can be left […]

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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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