Fazioli Pianoforti

Second phase

Fazioli Pianoforti | The case
The case

Once the finish has been applied, the sound board is glued to the internal rim thus passing the ‘life’ from the board into the casework of the piano.

Fazioli Pianoforti | The iron frame
The iron frame

The iron frame of a Fazioli piano is produced by the traditional "sand casting" method. This method must be carried out by highly skilled and experienced artisans.

Fazioli Pianoforti | Matching the iron frame and the case
Matching the iron frame and the case

Matching the iron frame to the case is a fundamental and particularly delicate procedure: it has to take into account any minute variations caused by the cooling of the cast iron frame.

Fazioli Pianoforti | The bridge notches
The bridge notches

The bridges are made of thin strips of maple wood and mahogany glued together.

Fazioli Pianoforti | Gluing on the external rim
Gluing on the external rim

Having been seasoned for some months in a special temperature and humidity controlled room, the case is glued to the external rim and then put into storage before moving onto the next and final phases in the construction.

Fazioli Pianoforti | Processing and inserting the iron frame
Processing and inserting the iron frame

The frame is matched to the piano it is destined for, prior to being inserted permanently for the strings to be attached. It is then drilled so that the holes for the tuning pins match exactly the position of the pin block.

Fazioli Pianoforti | The production of the copper wound strings
The production of the copper wound strings

The length and thickness of the strings directly affects the overall quality of the sound and, above all, its ability to fit seamlessly into the tonal range of the piano as a whole.

Fazioli Pianoforti | Attaching the strings
Attaching the strings

With the help of a specially designed machine, the “weaving”, or attaching of the strings takes place.

Fazioli Pianoforti | Duplex scale
Duplex scale

The back portion of the string, known as the resonator, is isolated from the part of the string hit directly by the hammer. The resonator vibrates in sympathy to the note struck, this is called the duplex scale.

Fazioli Pianoforti s.p.a.
Cap. Soc. € 466.650,00 i.v.
C.F. e P. IVA: IT 00425600939
Via Ronche, 47 - 33077 Sacile (PN)
Tel. +39.0434.72026
info@fazioli.com
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