Black Forest Piano Tuning & Repair

Professional piano tuning, repair & refurbishing. Covering El Paso, Douglas and Elbert counties.
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Piano Care Brochures
How often should my piano be serviced?
The special care and maintenance of the teaching piano.
How should I take care of my piano?
Basic Rules of Piano Care
Tips on Buying a Piano
Technical Drawings
Vertical action
Grand action
Cutaway view of grand piano
Picture of well-shaped piano hammer
Picture of worn piano hammer
Piano Care Bulletins
Definitions of Rebuilding & Reconditioning
Action Regulation
Pitch Raising
Humidity Control
Voicing (Tone Regulation)
Finish Care
Rebuilding/Reconditioning
Articles
Broken Plate! Who is Responsible? The Plate is the cast iron frame of the piano (some people call it the "harp"). A broken plate is extremely rare but catastrophic for the piano. This article discusses this issue and has a link to a reprint of a whole Piano Technicians Journal issue about the piano plate.
Video
View a YouTube video from the Science Channel that shows how a Mason & Hamlin piano is built.