How a pianola works

A step-by-step description of how a pianola reads the notes from the roll and operates the piano mechanism

Reproducing pianos

Detailed information on how these sophisticated instruments interpret the expression information from specially-coded rolls

Technical Documents

Tubing diagrams and other technical information of interest to the restorer and technician


Blogs and albums showing restoration work being undertaken by one of our members on his own instruments. If you wondered what these instruments look like in pieces, here's your chance!