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What's the best story you ever heard?
Here's a favorite of the Piano Tuner Extraordinaire's. Check it out - and let me know what you think!
Author Archives: Joe Tom
I’m writing this blog update on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020. The world as we have known it has been forever changed by the Coronavirus pandemic. As of this date, businesses are just now starting to re-open and folks are … Continue reading
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Humidity Swings and Your Piano
I’ve briefly touched on this topic before in a previous post, but perhaps it is time to revisit how humidity affects the tuning of your piano. This has been a hot topic in piano tuning circles lately on one of … Continue reading
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After being in the same house for almost 30 years, my wife and I decided it was time. Our kids are grown and moved out, living their own lives, starting their own families, so we started looking for a new … Continue reading
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Happy New Ears!
Yep, you read the title right. Since this is the start of a New Year, I thought it appropriate to talk about a new era of hearing for me. I’m a little hesitant to tell you that my natural hearing … Continue reading
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Updating Your Old Piano
You’ve had this piano for quite a while. Maybe you inherited the piano from your Grandmother who used to teach piano lessons on it, or from a friend who was moving and couldn’t take the piano with them. All the … Continue reading
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The Best Piano Story I Ever Heard
A few years ago, I was asked to be the MC at the PTG (Piano Technicians Guild) Regional Seminar Awards Banquet. This is an annual 3 day event for piano technicians that features continuing education in all things relating to … Continue reading
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How Often Should I Tune My Piano?
Probably the most frequent question I get from folks is “how often should I tune my piano?” My answer is always “it depends!”. I suppose that this is not the answer most folks want to hear, but there are so … Continue reading
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