Replacing Piano Hammers

 
 



How do I know when my hammers are worn out??

When the piano sounds tinny and harsh, the hammers are probably worn out.

When the strings cut completely through the felt, they are "Toast" and it's time to "Bite the Bullet"

 
       

 

     

  1. Cut hammer shanks
  2. Bore hammer heads
  3. Taper hammer tails
  4. Shape hammer tails
  5. Set hammer line
  6. Align hammers (1)
  7. Align hammers (2)
  8. Shape tails (final)
  9. Knurl tails
  10. file hammers
1_Shank Cut_Num.jpg 2_hammer bore_Num.jpg 3_Taper Hammer Tails_Num.jpg 4_Shape Hammer Tail_Num.jpg 5_Estab Hammer line_Num.jpg
6_Align Hammers_Num.jpg 7_Align Hammers-2_Num.jpg 8_Shape Hammer Tail-Final_Num.jpg 9_Knurl Hammer Tails_Num.jpg 10_File Hammers_Num.jpg

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