Grebe Piano Announcements

  • Nov 14th, 2010

    Sample of what is available for sale

    These caster cups are an example  of the many fine hand crafted items made by James Grebe  at my shop in Arnold, MO.  .  Take a look around my website and enjoy the other artisan type projects I have done..
  • Jan 3rd, 2010

    Unusual One of a Kind Items of Interest

    If you check out the Miscellaneous section of the Woodcraft Banner you will find one of a kind things that may be of interest to you, including pre-owned and used merchandise.
  • Jun 23rd, 2008

    Homeowner news

         With the growing popularity of replacing carpet with hardwood flooring it has become more prudent to protect your large investment in beautiful hardwood flooring with the safety and non-marring Handsome Hardwood Caster Cups.  Not only do they protect your wooden floor, but they also allow you to 'scootch' your piano around a little without the danger of marring your floor.

  • Mar 8th, 2008

    Piano Trivia

     

     

    Silver, glass, gold, and silk have all been used for making piano strings.

     

    Welte and Hupfield from Germany produced the first reproducing piano in 1904

     

    The term "Grand" was first used in 1777

     

    Decker of New York received the first patent for bending and gluing grand piano rims in 1870

     

     

  • Nov 15th, 2007

    Largest Monster Piano Concert ever

         To celebrate Incheon Korea hosting of the 2014 Asian Games, the Young-Chang Piano Company assembled 555 pianos on one stage with 555 pianists,  the biggest ever piano orchestra.  The pianists were from 12 of the leading universities and played selections from classical to Korean Pop.  Young-Chang is one of the largest piano manufacturers in Korea.

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