phase I Cost: $49,000
Completion of Phase I will enable to organ to be played again.
The following are the tasks involved in Phase I of the organ restoration. The total cost of these tasks is $49,000.
- Clean Main Organ by: remove all Manual Pipework; remove Rackboards and clean the Toeboards; replace Rackboards after cleaning; clean all debris from 16’ Open Wood Pipes; clean all Wooden Casework and dust façade pipes
- Disable and silence existing Expression Shade Motors, by disconnecting from wind.
- Gently clean Pipework and make minor repairs as Pipework is being re-turned to the cleaned chests.
- Repair as many Dead, or silenced, notes as possible without replacing any mechanics. Silence any ciphering notes without repairing or replacing any mechanics.
- Tighten Screws and tape Windlines to eliminate as many wind leaks as possible.
- Repair present 16’ Bourdon Chest and 16’ Open Wood Chest by: remove 16’ Bourdon and store pipe in balcony; remove 16’ Bourdon Chests and re-leather existing valves, replacing where necessary; remove 16’ Open Wood and store pipes in balcony; remove 16’ Open Wood Chests and re-leather existing valves, replacing where necessary.
- Re-install refurbished 16’ Open Wood and 16’ Bourdon Chest Action into present chest shells.
- Install chests and pipes
- Replace existing Static Reservoir in Blower Room with a NEW Static Reservoir.
- Replace existing Expression Shade Motors with NEW Electric Shade Mo-tors and NEW Shade Hardware. Church to provide 120AC to locations in the organ to power the Electric Shade Motors.
- Repair and Refurbish existing Great 8’ Trumpet 1-61 by: remove all Pipes from Chest; transport to Pipe Maker for disassembly, cleaning and repair.; revoice existing set to be smooth and clear, as able to be obtained within the confines of the construction of the set; return to Church, install pipes and Tune.