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Piano Restoration 101

Pianos are very complicated instruments. Properly restoring one requires a broad range of expertise. At Lindeblad Piano Restoration, we have assembled a team of craftsmen unrivaled in our industry. At every step of the restoration your piano is carefully attended to by a craftsman with the unique ability to bring out the best in your precious instrument. The Piano Restoration 101 video series provides a detailed introduction to this fascinating process.

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Dampers

Dampers dictate the stopping or sustain of the strings' vibrations. Arranged in a uniform row behind the agraffes, damper heads add a wooden accent on top of our Swedish steel strings. The damper felts rest on top of the strings until a key is pressed. The far right sustain pedal raises all dampers to add substance and expand dynamic possibilities. Due to their high frequency, the higher octave strings do not require dampers.