Replacement and Construction – An Overview
Joe Woods of
Woods & Son Piano Company demonstrates in this thumbnail
presentation how he constructs a soundboard in preparation for
installation into a vintage 1907 Mason & Hamlin, Model A, Grand
Piano. In this video clip, interviewer - Eben Goresko queries Joe and
his restoration partner.
Why does a Sound Board Need Crown and What is Down Bearing?
how he designed and uses his pneumatic soundboard press and how he
measures for and calibrates the new sound board ribs to line up
properly so that there is the correct amount of crown in the board and
down bearing to the bridges.