Case Reassembly: Hardware, Cloth, and Leather Buttons
more to reassembly than just screwing all the pieces together. New
wool felt must be glued on, after first scraping the finish off of the
gluing surface. Note the heated gluepot at lower right - hot hide glue
is preferred for gluing cloth to wood.
New leather buttons are fabricated by forming soft glove leather over a shoe leather core.
All of the screws, hinges, pedals, and other hardware have been plated or polished and lacquered.
So, finally, we can start screwing all the parts together:
And here's the finished piano: