DIYAPASON-L Digest #779 - Tuesday, March 25, 2003
 
Re: Restoring Old Bourdons
  by <Jess4203@aol.com>
One more note (?!) on wood/Bourdon refinishing
  by "F. Eugene (Gene) Dunnam" <dunnam@phys.ufl.edu>
 

(back) Subject: Re: Restoring Old Bourdons From: <Jess4203@aol.com> Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 02:58:34 EST     --part1_196.17c75ea6.2bb1662a_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Hi group,   I appreciated the thread herein on restoring old Bourdons. As [bad] = luck would have it, a set of the bottom 24-8 foot gedeckts were in a pipe tray under the house when the flood came this Spring and I haven't had the time = or the guts yet to look and see what happened to them. After some other = things are taken care of I'll go look and see what's there . . . and report . . . = I'm sure the info of the past few days will be helpful.   Roy Kersey   --part1_196.17c75ea6.2bb1662a_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable   <HTML><FONT FACE=3D3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D3D2 = FAMILY=3D3D"SANSSERIF" FACE=3D =3D3D"Arial" LANG=3D3D"0">Hi group,<BR> <BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; I appreciated the thread herein on restoring old = Bourdons=3D ..&nbsp; As [bad] luck would have it, a set of the bottom 24-8 foot = gedeckts=3D20=3D were in a pipe tray under the house when the flood came this Spring and I = ha=3D ven't had the time or the guts yet to look and see what happened to = them.&nb=3D sp; After some other things are taken care of I'll go look and see what's = th=3D ere . . . and report . . .&nbsp; I'm sure the info of the past few days = will=3D be helpful.<BR> <BR> Roy Kersey&nbsp; </FONT></HTML>   --part1_196.17c75ea6.2bb1662a_boundary--  
(back) Subject: One more note (?!) on wood/Bourdon refinishing From: "F. Eugene (Gene) Dunnam" <dunnam@phys.ufl.edu> Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 09:30:19 -0500   Greetings- I was remiss in yesterday's comments: I didn't properly credit the source of the shellac finish 'treatment' with wood alcohol. This came from a great little book "The Furniture Doctor", by George Grotz in which he gives many practical suggestions, well-laced with dry humor. I believe the book is still in print. Any of us planning to refinish a console would find it well worth reading.   Gene     ************************************************* * F. Eugene (Gene) Dunnam * * Gator Slide Farm * * 104 SE 138 Ave. <dunnam@phys.ufl.edu> * * Micanopy, FL 32667 (352) 466-3538 * * <http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~dunnam/Welcome.html>* *************************************************