Back in Print! This book is designed primarily for the amateur craftsman who wants to know the nuts and bolts of restoring an antique reed organ. Chapters cover refinishing, stop actions, reed work, case work, and trouble-shooting in clear and easy to follow detail that will help make the outcome rewarding. Major topics include disassembly, bellows repair, action repair, reed tuning and restoration, pallet, mute, swell, coupler, and pitman repairs, keyboard repairs, stop repairs, tremulant and vibrato effects and repair of mechanisms, case restoration. The book includes a supplier list and a bibliography.
313 pages, softbound