Please note that there is a minimum order of £15 before postage, (except on Seccotine, where there is no minimum order).
VAT is not applicable.
This shop is set up for UK postage only.
For orders outside of the UK:
Please email your order with your address to email@example.com
and we will contact you via paypal with an invoice including the correct postage for your region. Many thanks.
WOODEN LEG THREADS
The wooden leg screw threads of English square pianos after c1810 are often damaged and require replacement if the instrument is to remain stable. Using original cutters the workshop is pleased to be able to offer a range of hardwood threads. All replacement threads come with a stub for easy insertion into the leg. Available Sizes:1 inch, 1+1/2 inch, 2 inch.
£15 per thread + P&P
Many owners of square pianos prefer to be responsible for the tuning of their instrument and find that modern tuning hammers are ill suited for the square piano’s fine and delicate pins. The workshop is pleased to offer for sale tuning hammers made specifically for square pianos.
£40 per Tuning Hammer + P&P.
REPLICA BROADWOOD TUNING HAMMER
Solid metal copy of the original Broadwood tuning hammer discovered with a Broadwood square piano circa 1813. Suitable for Broadwood Squares and Grands of the era, as well as other makers' pianos.
The slot tapers from 7.5mm x 5mm down to 6mm x 4.5 mm approx.
£55 + P&P
To order strings please first visit the strings page for detailed information and a link to download the necessary forms. If you already know what gauges and alloy are required then please proceed to checkout.
Price per String: £12 per Open wound, £14 Close wound, £15 Close soldered. All + P&P £250 per set of plain iron and brass with eyes + P&P
LEATHER FOR HAMMER HINGES
The workshop is pleased to offer for sale an excellent replacement calfskin leather for perished hammer hinges. Each Strip allows enough leather to re-hinge at least two sets of hammers. Approx size = 600mm x 130mm
£25 per strip + P&P.
Especially thin vellum (approx. 0.20mm) perfect for hopper hinges.
Approx size = 200mm x 150mm, £10 per piece + P&P.
Seccotine is a reversible fish glue suitable for cloth, vellum, leather, paper and wood that lasts indefinitely. Keep above freezing.
THE PIANO-FORTE BY ROSAMOND HARDING
A new hardback copy of the history of the piano up to 1851
£15 per book + P&P.
STRING TENSION GRAPHS
Tension graphs are calculated to determine the tension of the extant stringing of individual pianos and also to calculate the most suitable gauges of wire with which to re-string early pianos. By plotting an accurate graph it’s possible to produce optimal tonal quality without the risk of over tensioning the pianos delicate wooden structure. Download the necessary forms needed to calculate a tension graph.
£45 per Calculation and Graph.
Keep an eye on humidity levels with this device. Please see our Care page for guidance and advice.
£25 per Hygrometer + P&P.
Placed inside your piano this will kill moths with a vapour. Requires replacing every 6 months.
£4 per Mothproofer + P&P.