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 […]
Last summer I saw a posting on Craigslist. I felt like my teeth were being electrocuted, which is how you know something good is happening. Or that you are about to have a seizure. I went to show Paul, and he said– we are definitely not getting a piano. This is exactly what I was […]