Peter Spencer Ltd
Church Organ Builders
During a full cleaning and overhaul, every thing is dismantled and cleaned. This is a very thorough job where the organ is returned to pristine condition throughout.
The following work is carried out to return the organ to good working order. This is a general schedule as although organs follow four main patterns of action, (tracker, pneumatic, electro pneumatic and electric) every organ is slightly different and must be treated as individual.
The organ will be dismantled as required to gain access to the key and stop actions; interior pipes being removed to ground level. The organ will be thoroughly cleaned; dust and dirt being removed by vacuum cleaner. All surfaces will be wiped down.
The pipes will be individually cleaned, damaged metal pipes being rounded out in the body and repaired, wooden pipes being checked for splits and repaired. Stopped pipes will be greased and stoppers re-
Bellows and Reservoirs.
If required the bellows and reservoirs will be removed and completely re-
The slider soundboards will have the rackboards, upperboards and slides removed and cleaned. The tables will be inspected for splits and repaired as necessary. Broken slides will be repaired. All slides and upperboards will be trued up and lubricated on re-
The sliderless soundboards will have rackboards removed and the tops cleaned off. The faceboards will be removed for internal cleaning. Pallets will be cleaned and springs re-