The Life of Duncan

"Personal Purity, Family Unity, Selfless Service"

Archive for the month “February, 2014”

My favorite number, 733, and my favorite role model, Christ.

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Had a great time tuning with Delsa today at Murray HS. Tuned both grands by ear, the last one with Delsa observing and listening, and they turned out sounding quite nice!

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Battle lost against a heroine addiction

After decades of sobriety he loses his life to heroine relapse…we all need the Atonement EVERY DAY.

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Expressions of love:

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🙂

Mahas Brighton Cabin Piano

This was her mom’s grandmother’s piano. Been in the family for 100 years!

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Potential rebuild ($7-10k)

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One of the cool pianos that Margaret Black owns. They bought it like 36 years ago just before leaving California.

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Cracks in bass bridge:

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Still tuned up nicely (to A438)

1890 Knabe 7′ Grand Restringing – Day 3 – Complete!

Took almost 20 hrs to do the restringing alone (with a few detours here and there!) but it looks great:

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Complete!:

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Vinny’s LAST day in his Utah shop – going to Lawrence, KS. W’ell miss ya Madelyn & Vinny!

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Good scrip study tonight:

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Kaden made this and texted me:

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Marshmallows & Loom Knitting

Marshmallows by the fireplace (in the fireplace).

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Jokes the girls came up with after listening to Kid Snippets: Stand-Up Comedy 🙂

“Why did the rainbow change colors? Cause he wanted to dress up in clothes!” – Chloe

“Why did the rainbow play on the plano (piano)? Because he wanted to try on clothes!” – Charlotte
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My 1st loom knitting project ever:

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The necklace Gina wants (to match her earrings):

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Trip to Midway (YM):

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Murph’s Midway ranch house:

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Notice the cute earrings:

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Maybe the solution for Chloe’s hair:

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Soundboard replacement

I got to help out on a project I’ve never done before: removing a soundboard. (BYU Piano Shop, Jim Busby, Jason Castle (sp?), Larry Richards)

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“Victory always starts in the head. It’s a state of mind. It then spreads with such radiance and such affirmations that destiny can do nothing but obey.”

Douchan Gersi

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