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Joseph describes how the pedalboard was restored

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The wooden parts were refinished and the expression pedal was re-plated

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Hugh explains fine points of chrome plating

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Joseph shows Huntley our restored Gedeckt pipes, ready to re-install

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In the voicing room, Joseph shows construction of reed pipe

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This pipe is a trumpet similar to our Cornopean stop

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Close up showing brass reed and tuning wire

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Note tuning slot and scroll indicated by arrow

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Tuning of pipe is affected by both scroll and tuning wire, indicated by arrows

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The shape and length of the resonator affect the tone

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Unrestored (left) and restored Aeoline

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The first step in restoration is cleaning and polishing

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The Aeoline basses are tuned using the slot and scroll

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Shellac protects the zinc bass pipes agains corrosion

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Various kinds of leather are used in organ restoration; the brown is kangaroo

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Joseph and Huntley discuss chrome plating

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Joseph shows us a console from another church

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That's the other church's console in the background

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The combination action from the other church's console

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It is one of only four surviving Skinner vertical combination actions

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The wiring panel at the back of our console; I forgot to photograph the front!

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Joseph points out the stop knob action inside

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Back of name board with coupler action magnets at bottom

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Nancy admires the vertical combination action

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Peter and Joseph

Photo album generated by album from Dave's MarginalHacks on Tue Feb 26 21:27:50 2008