Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Stephen Warner, organ technician, documents the restoration of the swell primary action. Take note (sequentially) of the valves, the delicate 1960s leather, the two halves apart, the gluing on primaries, the finished primaries and secondaries, the two halves assembles with new copper tubes, the valves cleaned and restored, the alignment of the secondary pouch, the cover returned.
Jonathan Best, Chairman of the Organ Committee, enjoys his personal tour of the shop of builder R. A. Colby, Inc., Johnson City, Tennessee. First Congregational Church's new four-manual console is reaching the autumn of its construction. Snapshots of the tour are courtesy of Jeanette Best.