1864 Steinway Square Grand Restoration

I’ve been very neglectful adding instruments I work on into this website.  I work on so many and would rather be in the workshop or on the road than updating my websites.

This is a beautiful Steinway square ca. 1864 restored for a private owner in Pennsylvania. Yes, the lid went on before it went home.  Original finish cleaned up.  Massively damaged legs restored using wire armature and wood epoxy and stain to resculpt and faux finish.  Sweet sounding instrument!

2017 Boston Early Music Festival Exhibition

I had the great pleasure of exhibiting at the 2017 Boston Early Music Festival Exhibition with display of the beautiful instruments from the AMD line from Atelier Marc Ducornet along with two kits from The Paris Workshop and a clavichord of my own making.  Julien Bailly and Lucie Ducornet came from France to help at the booth. We had a wonderful time, saw so many old friends, made new friends, and sold some instruments and kits!

Attended The Westfield Center Conference: The Forte/Piano, Cornell University, Aug. 5-9, 2015

I attended Forte/Piano, a once in a lifetime gathering of the world’s many of the greatest lovers of the historical piano including performers, scholars, and builders. Words cannot express. It was an honor and a privilege.

Boston Early Music Festival Exhibition, June 9-13, 2015

I once again have the great pleasure of exhibiting for myself and The Paris Workshop at The Boston Early Music Festival Exhibition.

I will be showing kits as well as debuting the AMD Logo line of harpsichords from the Atelier Marc Ducornet.

Work trip to Seattle, Washington, March 2014

Working in Seattle for several clients on 19th century pianos, including an 1875 Erard, an 1860 Pleyel and others.

Boston Early Music Festival Exhibition June 15-18, 2011

I’ll be holding down the fort with Carey Beebe, discussing TPW kits showing instruments and kits from The Paris Workshop at the Boston Early Music Festival Exhibition at the Radisson hotel in downtown Boston from June 15-18.

Come see a stage 1 kit as it comes, and a completed French single!

For more information see: www.bemf.org andThe Paris Workshop

Spoleto Festival Charleston, SC 2009

My big French double once again served the Chamber Music Series at Spoleto hosted by Charles Wadsworth for the last two weeks of May.