This page is a photo chronicle of the smaller jobs in our workshop; all still very important to us.
St Joseph’s Church, Chorley
2 manuals, 13 stops
1903 H&H organ from Hedgefield, moved 2006 by Chris Bagot.
To provide a new adjustable organ bench in oak, stained to match the console woodwork and finished in clear lacquer.
Overhaul the pedalboard to take up wear. Reface worn playing surfaces and felt
Bristol, Clifton College
H&H 1911, 3 manuals 46 stops. Addition of 32ft Pedal reed extension.
The Pedal Ophicleide 16ft will be extended by the addition of 12 pipes, the new extension will be known as Double Ophicleide 32ft . The new chest will be winded from the same supply as the Ophicleide. An additional stop position will be added at the bottom of the Pedal jamb, the Double Ophicleide drawstop being installed below the Ophicleide, and all other stops moved down one space; a reversible foot piston for this stop will be provided. The keyboards will be dismantled, fitted with new regulating buttons and re-set. The drawstop actions leatherwork will be checked and renewed as required.
East Boldon, St George’s
Wood, Wordsworth & Co, 2 manuals 12 stops. Clean and overhaul Great following water damage. The pipework will be cleaned. The Great upperboards will be lifted and planed true to ensure free movement of the sliders and minimise wind leakage. The Great soundboard will be opened up and water damaged pallets recovered in new felt and leather. The Great action will be adjusted. Water stained areas will be cleaned. The tonal regulation of the Great pipework will be checked and the organ tuned.