new to the piano? start here. If you don’t want to read all of my precious words, skip to the video at the end. It explains this entire post in fifty seconds. BUILDING DRAWERS / PROJECT OVERVIEW: 1. Considering the piano’s structure. 2. Designing the drawers. 3. Storage inside the piano. 4. Storage under the piano.(…)
if you’re new to the piano, start here! After we decided to put drawers in the piano, I spent a few days doing mockups. Because I know nothing of building furniture, I was not restricted by things like feasibility.
here is piano part one, two, three, five 1. We are going to replace the top of the piano. I do not want to have to be careful with the original wood surface, so we are going to replace it with a slab of countertop material. Carrara is my first choice, despite knowing the arguments(…)
this is part 3… here is part 1, part 2, part 4, part 5, part 6 While conducting my tri-state search for a piano-into-kitchen-island, I have been simultaneously having an ongoing philosophical dispute with Paul, over the very meaning of the English language: Paul defines a kitchen island as a practical workspace with excellent storage.(…)
this is part two… don’t miss: part one, three, four, five The first square grand piano I saw was in an antique shop outside of NYC. They wanted $8,000 for it. This is a price I now know is ridiculous, but at the time seemed a reasonable cost to fill the newly-discovered, piano-sized void in my(…)