Heintzman Concert Restoration

The most respected of Canadian piano builders, Heintzman occupies an important place in the history of our country's music world. Originally manufactured in the 1880s and donated by a Heintzman family member to an historic church in downtown Toronto, this instrument was rebuilt in 2016.

Made in the 1880s
Removing the plate
Cutting out the pinblock
Pinblock removed
Action cavity
New pinblock
Gluing in new pin block
Bridge caps glued
Notching the new bridge caps
New bridge caps
Soundboard repaired and sealed
Restringing
Restrung
Cabinet refinished
Cabinet refinished
Back in the Sanctuary
Rosewood cabinet
View of the hall
 

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