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Weber
 
 
Original Manufacturer of this brand-name--Weber Piano Company.

Established--1862 by John C. Fox, in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Other brand-names used by this manufacturer--Wormworth.

Other manufacturers of this brand-name--Lesage (1939-).
Source: Pierce Piano Atlas, 12th Edition (2008, Larry Ashley Publisher, Albuquerque, NM).

Note: To obtain the age of your piano and details about the manufacturer, click: Pierce Piano Atlas--"the world's most authoritative publication on piano manufacturers, past and present." To learn how a piano works and how to go about buying one, we encourage you to purchase The Piano Book.
6' Weber Grand #70873
Brown mahogany cabinet. Built in 1913. Rebuilt and refinished by Ray’s Piano Service, March 2004.
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
Rebuilt—Dismantle. Remove strings, pins, plate. Repair and refinish sound board and bridges. Re-install plate. Install new strings and pins. Rebuild pedal mechanisms.
Action reconditioned—
Clean, install new hammers, tighten screws, replace additional defective parts, rebush keys as needed.
Complete Regulation—
All adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, tune to A-440
Completely Refinished—
Repair veneer as needed. Strip and sand cabinet and all panels. Apply stain and lacquer. Install new decorative cloth on music rest. Install new rubber buttons. Clean and polish all metal parts. Reassemble.
Selected pictures of the improvement process taken in our shop
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On arrival

On arrival

Plate removed

Plate removed

Soundboard repairs

Soundboard repairs

Plate refinished

Plate refinished

Soundboard refinished

Soundboard refinished

Plate replaced

Plate replaced

Restrung

Restrung

New hammers installed

New hammers installed

Cabinet stained

Cabinet stained

Pedals & rods polished

Pedals & rods polished

Several tunings

Several tunings

Ready for delivery: side view

Ready for delivery: side view

5' Weber Grand #71359
Art deco case. Built in 1913. Restored by Ray’s Piano Service in 2010.
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
Rebuild—Dismantle. Remove pins and strings. Repair and refinish soundboard and bridges. Install new pinblock. Restring & Repin.
Recondition action—
Tighten all action screws. Repair or replace worn and defective action parts: new hammers, shanks, wippens.
Complete Regulation—
Install new damper felts. All adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, tune to A-440, tune, voice hammers.
Case work—
Repair fallboard assembly, lid assembly. Clean and polish all brass hardware. Re-assemble.
Selected pictures of the improvement process taken in our shop
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Springs & pins removed

Springs & pins removed

Plate removed

Plate removed

Soundboard shimmed

Soundboard shimmed

Soundboard scraped & sanded

Soundboard scraped & sanded

Pinblock removed

Pinblock removed

Plate scrubbed

Plate scrubbed

New pinblock fitted

New pinblock fitted

Pinblock ledge shaped

Pinblock ledge shaped

Tuning pin holes drilled

Tuning pin holes drilled

Pinblock installed

Pinblock installed

Soundboard refinished

Soundboard refinished

Plate bolted in place

Plate bolted in place

Restrung

Restrung

New hammers & shanks installed

New hammers & shanks installed

Wobbly keys rebushed

Wobbly keys rebushed

Complete regulation

Complete regulation

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