Bridge Repair and Reconstruction

Mitch OxfordPiano Rebuilding

Oxford Piano Service - Bridge Repair & Reconstruction

At Oxford Piano Service, we have more than 10 years of restoration experience. You can be confident that we will pay meticulous attention to every detail of the rebuilding process. Here are some of the most common elements of a major piano restoration: There are two bridges on a piano: a short (bass) bridge and a long (treble-tenor) bridge. Bridges transfer the vibration of the piano strings to the soundboard, which amplifies the sound. The piano strings pass over the … Read More

Soundboard Repair

Mitch OxfordPiano Rebuilding

Soundboard Repair

At Oxford Piano Service, we have more than 10 years of restoration experience. You can be confident that we will pay meticulous attention to every detail of the rebuilding process. Here are some of the most common elements of a major piano restoration. The Soundboard The soundboard is a thin wooden sheet that amplifies the sound produced by the piano’s strings when they vibrate. It is made of many planks of Sitka Spruce wood that are glued together. Sitka Spruce … Read More

Restringing

Mitch OxfordPiano Rebuilding

Piano Repair Services - Restringing

At Oxford Piano Service, we have more than 10 years of restoration experience. You can be confident that we will pay meticulous attention to every detail of the rebuilding process. Here are some of the most common elements of a major piano restoration: Over time, piano strings can become worn, rusty, and corroded. If you notice that your bass notes sound weak, or your upper octaves have lost their liveliness and dynamic range, it may be time for a new … Read More