10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WREST PLANK»
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Complete Course in Professional Piano Tuning, Repair, and ...
Note the 1-1/2 in. section of laminated pin block placed between the jack and the
bottom edge of the grand wrest plank to help prevent splitting the wrest plank
when driving the tuning pins. This pin block section is moved so as always to be ...
The Repertory of patent inventions [formerly The Repertory ...
been attempted to employ metal bars in front of the sounding-board, similar to
grand pianofortes. This invention consists of applying an additional wrest-plank
in front of the ordinary one, together with metal bars, and causing the wrest-pins
The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries ...
each of these figures the same letters indicate similar parts. a, a, is a rectangular
framing to which the strings are applied ; such framing consisting of the top rail,
forming the wrest-plank, and the bottom rails, a, a, the two side rails, a1, a1, the ...
The Repertory of Patent Inventions, and Other Discoveries ...
This invention consists of applying an additional wrest-plank in front of the
ordinary one, together with metal bars, and causing the wrest-pins to pass
through and rest within the additional wrest-plank, (which it is preferred should be
of metal,) ...
The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of ...
1, in Plate II., represents a transverse vertical section of the piano-forte, a, is the
wrest-plank, in which the wrest or tuning-pins b, arc fixed; c, the bracing or
skeleton part of the instrument; d, the bridge of the wrest-plank ; e, the sounding-
Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record ...
gether with metal bars, and causing the wrest-pins to pass through and rest
within the additional wrest-plank, as formerly. In Plate X., fig. 1, is a front view of a
wrest-plank, through which the wrest-pins pass ; and fig. 2, is a transverse section
William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington, 1853
The Piano: An Encyclopedia
However, the most incontestable and dramatic change of design in the 1720
instrument was Cristofori's utilization of a noninverted wrest plank. The reason for
not inverting the plank was that it could be safely constructed at a thickness of
Painted Wood: History and Conservation
The strings pass over this so-called wrest plank, and then over a stationary
bridge, called the nut. The wrest plank may be veneered on its top surface with
soundboard stock, so that although not resonant, it appears to be an extension of
Valerie Dorge, F. Carey Howlett, 1998
The Music of J. S. Bach: Analysis and Interpretation
Albrecht and Agricola left Adlung's remarks, with their implication about the
construction of the wrest plank, to stand without further comment. Here it should
be emphasized that general characterizations of German harpsichord tone
should be ...
Men, Women and Pianos: A Social History
During the earlier 1800's several attempts were made to provide grand pianos
with solid iron resistance bars, parallel and superior to the strings, screwed into
the wrest plank (tuning pin block) in front, their ends extending to the rear of the ...