Making of an instrument I
Tone / Design / Harmony
Motivation / Vision
Individuality / Principle
Quartertone Grand Piano
Age & Value
AUGUST FÖRSTER UPRIGHT PIANOS
Technical data / Details
Soundboard / Rips
Tapered and contoured solid spruce soundboard made of selected mountainspruce, notched into the inner rim.
with beech and spruce glued beams
bridges of hard rock maple
Pure iron ore, made in the traditional method of slow and sand casting.
All "Renner" - action are made of European hornbeam.
Premium "Renner" hammers, t-wired and individually voiced
Premium spruce keys, individually balanced and weighted.
19 ply: Cross grained laminated beech, brand “Delignit”
German “ Diamant” tuning pins
soundboard with backbridges
solid brass castors at model C / E / F / G
at model 134 K:
white keys with "Ivolan" and black keys of ebony wood
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