Restoring 1929 Knabe Ampico B Player Grand Piano
Pukalani Palace - Maui Hawaii
December 2003 - January 2004

         Bill Sythes Lubricating Bridge Caps With  Acheson Dag © 154 - December 9, 2003

               Last Minute Decision to Lubricate Bridge Caps Before Installing Plate - 12/09/2003

Not Advisable to Lubricate Bridge Caps at this Stage of the Game. Do as We Say, Not as We Do!

Check This Out! - I Get to Hammer a 1929 Knabe Ampico B Player Grand Piano in an Art Case. 12/10/03

    Bill Trying to Avoid Putting the First Scratch on the Piano - Andy Will Win this Award Later!

Andy Raymond - Totally Confused! What Type of Lubricant does this Ampico B Pump Motor Need?

  Finally, I am Getting the Hang of this Sciortino Coil Maker from Schaff Piano Supply. 12/10/2003

     Al Pebworth at Pebworth's Player Piano Center in Va is rebuilding the Valves - See Link Below

As You Can't See, Andy gets to Install the Ampico Player Under the Piano While Bill Chip Tunes. 12/11/03

  That's Amazing Bill! This Piano is Beginning to Sound Great Even Though -  "We Worked On It!"

         This Insures that Some Piano Restorer Has Someone to Blame in an Afar Restoration

Lid, Fallboard, Music Rack & Cheek Block Still Being Refinished at BCD Enterprise on Maui - 12/31/03

Tape Over Valve Holes - Pebworth's Player Piano Center Shipping Valves in Jan 2004 - 12/31/03

Will "Brubeck" Play?  Brubeck is the Name of the Piano that Chris & Tish Brubeck Sold Us on 7/9/02.

If You Can't Figure It Out, This is Andy's Truck! 

Al at Pebworth's Player Piano Center in Va has Completed the Valves - Better Than New - 1/12/2004

Pebworth's Player Piano Center in Va - Rebuilding the Valves

Rebuilding Ampico Player September 2003

Rebuilding Piano February & March 2003

Rebuilding Piano Action - November & December 2002

Knabe Ampico B Piano Arrives on Maui August 2002

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