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This is from another forum. A granddaughter’s husband repurposed
her grandmothers piano which was beyond repair.

The shelf is just so beautiful.
 

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I admire the workmanship.
 
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Are the keys ivory?
I would think so, it was an old player piano.

The bar was made from the rest of the piano. The wine
rack on the bottom.
 

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Looks really nice! Now I know what to do if I ever run across an old piano that somebodies getting rid of.



Retired guy from Southern Manitoba, Canada.
 

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And now I'm kicking myself for not taking my great grandmother's old piano. It was also beyond repair. I love that shelf.

Yes, very clever and creative.
 

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And now I'm kicking myself for not taking my great grandmother's old piano. It was also beyond repair. I love that shelf.

Yes, very clever and creative.
Yes, me too...We couldn’t keep my guy’s Dad’s piano. We already had a piano
and there was no way we could get his piano down our basement.

Taking the keys and making a shelf like this would have created another
creative piece of memorabilia - and his Dad would have been tickled pink.:yes:
 

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Looks like a wine rack in the bottom?

Looks great LS-6 Find out where it is and I'll go visit when he gets it filled......:wink2::vs_laugh: NY isn't that far for GOOD wine..........
 
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I saw one in a used furniture store, someone made the piano in to a ladies make up table with mirrors and lights.
 

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It seems many don't want old large pieces of furniture, don't play or don't have room. We pretty much gave away the father-in-laws baby grand. We used to have a pump organ from an old church but no longer had the room for it a sold it for a song (pun intended).
A lot of new urban homes, be they detached or condos, simply don't have the space anymore. Trying to sell or even give away a traditional dining room suite around here is just about impossible.
 

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A beautiful homage to the days of our ancestors who threw out nothing and instead repaired or re-purposed what they had..., a lesson sorely lacking in today's society.
 

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I'm backwards apparently, I've always wanted a baby grand.
 

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They can be expensive to buy but when you want to sell one, you can't find a buyer and nearly have to give it away.
I can't imagine selling it personally so I'm alright with the consequences :vs_laugh:

Also, I'm buying!
 
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