Sohmer Grand Re-string


Usual Procedures for this very interesting instrument, with its slightly UNusual bridge-agraffe system.


Capo Tasto re-dressing:

But, as you can see from this image, the string gauges needed re-calculating. This was based on the sound of the piano prior to re-stringing – and confirmed by the somewhat erratic gauges found on the bridge. (‘Original'(?) gauges marked on distal edge of bridge cuts; re-calculated gauges on proximal edge):
Bridge pins on higher treble & bass, bridge agraffes everywhere else – nice!

Then, with lower treble done, the bass strings were removed and the soundboard cleaned in readiness for the last long leg of re-stringing:

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