Piano Tuner’s Tool Chest

This incredible tool box for repairs of pianos has been created and perfected in the course of 30 years by Henry Studley. Arpinteiro C and bricklayer who worked for Smith Organ Co. and then to Poole Piano Company of Quincy, Massachusetts.

Using various types of wood, amazing systems of pulleys and beautifully, he managed to make a real work-of-art that contains over 300 tools. When closed, and hung on a wall, is approximately 39 inches by 20 inches with a depth 9 inches and opens when you become 40 inches by 40 inches. It is made of mahogany, rosewood, walnut, ebony and mother of pearl, materials that were probably taken from Poole Piano as scrap.

(via Hang Fire Books)