Torn Apart


I’m moving fast on this puppy, tearing it down and doing some mild cleaning on my way. I’m thinking I should start some refinishing soon, but first I want to see the innards of this sucker and the best way to attack it’s defiencies.


Here you see the mechanisms from the draws the actuate the doors on the reeds to change sounds.


Here are the petals. One source of the organ’s unworkiness. You can see the right petal is loose, That shall be fixed.


The billows, the part the moves the air past the reeds. This is a before and after shot. Right side has been cleaned (I’ve also removed a deterorated leather strap), while the left side as I got it.