Quintessential Photography.Com

Welcome too my Piano Restorations page.

© John A J Oakes.com

© Restored By John A J Oakes.

L2:1179 •

©Restored By John A J Oakes.

L3:9147 •

© Restored By John A J Oakes.

L2:1181 •

©Restored By John A J Oakes.

L7:8166 •

© Restored By John A J Oakes.

L1:1232 •

L1:1161 •

© Restored By John A J Oakes.

These  photos show a 6’ Steinway Grand with repaired cracks to the sound-board. Replaced iron frame sprayed in gold. Finally restrung with new tuning pins and felts • Reconditioned action •

French Polishing (by hand) and I scraped sanded & Polished all the ebony and ivories Keys. After  replacing many ivories.

© Restored By John A J Oakes.

L1:0023 •

L1:0299 •

© Restored By John A J Oakes.

Player Piano

Restored Steinway Grand Piano

L1:1185 •

© Restored By John A J Oakes.

© Restored By John A J Oakes.

L2:1175 •

The case Before French Polishing by Essex piano Gallery

The case after French Polishing by Essex piano Gallery

Quintessentialphotography.com

Inlayed Panel • French Polished by John Oakes of  Essex piano Galleryhttp://www.essexpianogallery.co.ukhttps://www.essexpianogallery.co.ukshapeimage_1_link_0

14

     These   Pianos were

         all  

   Restrung reconditioned   

and French-  -Polished By Hand

               •

               •

               •

               •

This 5.1" x 5" Baby Grand Kawai KG-1C is reconditioned and now ready for sale with the original matching music storage seat. hardly ever used, so like new and therefor in Excellent condition.      
                           A "Private sale" for £7500  no VAT  excluding delivery  
Dated 1978 • 7¼ Octaves • "Jazz Middle Pedal" (Not a flimflam secondary soft pedal) • Case finished in Black high Gloss Polyurethane • Some marks to the bass side • Sound-Board, Strings, Wrest plank as new with ‘tight’ Tuning Pins, Hammers, Dampers all in Excellent Condition • Action fully recentered so, Even touch weight, Repartition fast and action fully Regulated • Excellent clean Rich tone • Tuned to concert Pitch.          Contact: Mr Oakes 01702 612260 for more information

17