Claude M. Harding


Office: 936-258-2752

Cell: 936-788-3186




Piano Technicians Guild (www.ptg.org)

This web site contains a wealth of interesting and helpful information about pianos, piano technology, piano manufacturers, and music in general. You will enjoy exploring its pages and links.

Pages of Particular Interest on the PTG Website:

- Piano Learning Center

Link directly to this special section of resources for piano teachers and students.

- Find a Registered Technician

This link will take you directly to a page where you can enter your zip code, and you will be shown a list of Registered Piano Technicians who live close to you. Claude would be very happy to service your piano, but if you live outside his service area, or would just like additional options, he highly recommends any of his fellow technicians who have earned the RPT credential.

- Piano Care

This link will take you directly to a page where you will find information on the topics below:

Piano Care Brochures:

  • How often should my piano be serviced?
  • The Special Care and Maintenance of the Teaching Piano
  • How should I take care of my piano?
  • Basic Rules of Piano Care
  • Tips on Buying a Piano

Technical Drawings:

  • Vertical Action
  • Grand Action
  • Cutaway View of a Grand Piano
  • Picture of a Well-shaped Piano Hammer
  • Picture of a Worn Piano Hammer

Piano Care Bulletins:

  • Definitions of Rebuilding & Reconditioning
  • Action Regulation
  • Pitch Raising
  • Humidity Control
  • Voicing (Tone Regulation)
  • Finish Care
  • Rebuilding/Reconditioning

Piano Movers

Dad and Brad Piano Movers (www.dadandbrad.com)

Action Piano Services (www.actionpianomovers.com)