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« on: October 24, 2012 09:01:05 AM »

Now I know by reading the title you were like "what?" My mom had an opportunity to raid a barn full of old pianos (the guy used to repair them) She was able to rescue some very nice caving on the fronts before they were destroyed (I know, it makes me cry everytime I think about it too). I turned this front into a coat rack by screwing four hooks into it.



Now I have a nice coat rack for my office. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2012 09:35:02 AM »

Great find and great save/reuse!  My dad had a hobby of rebuilding player pianos so I've seen some pianos in disrepair and let me tell you keeping them in a barn is a quick way to ruin them.  So sad. 
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« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2012 08:29:08 AM »

When the repair guy passed away they were going to burn them!  Cry What a waste.
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« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2012 12:37:44 PM »

Glad you were able to save this piece, it looks amazing as a coat rack.
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