Restoration basics: Bringing a 15½-inch Regina Music Box back to life

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When disassembling a music box take pictures of every part that is removed, before and after removal.  You may think you will remember all of the details when it is time to reassemble but chances are you won’t and your pictures will be an invaluable reference tool. Initial Observations Always inspect the inside of the […]

Making Crests for a 15 1/2″ Regina Changer

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This article details how you might create crests for both a standard and optional clock style 15½” Regina Changer. An original crest with clock was borrowed and an original crest was supplied by myself for copying. First, you need wood. Poplar wood like that used in the original crests was purchased to make the new […]

An 18½-inch Mira Grand, mahogany, fully restored and refinished

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Listen to an 18½-inch Mira Grand, mahogany, fully restored and refinished play beautiful melodies.