The Boston UP-118S Performance Edition upright piano
The Minty Fresh Boston Upright Piano
Dallas, Texas – Well known for its phenomenal piano repair work on classic and vintage Steinways, Uriel’s Master Woodworks piano restoration division, better known as Uriel’s Piano Refinishing, had the privilege of restoring a modern Boston UP-118S Performance Edition upright piano with a fresh, gloss color scheme.
According to the Steinway & Sons website, the Boston Piano series was “designed by Steinway employing the unique patents and expertise that have made the name Steinway synonymous with excellence” they explain that “the Boston line of grand and upright pianos represents a singular achievement in instrument building: a superior playing experience at a price level never before thought possible.”
Owner and CEO Uriel Villegas concurs with this statement as he mentioned, “The Boston Series of pianos have great responsiveness, amazing sound, and are incredibly precise instruments for a very reasonable price tag.” The site goes on to say that the Boston Piano series is “a superior musical instrument that can be recognized by the degree to which it allows the player to express vision without interference — with nothing coming between the fingers on the keyboard and the music in the air.”
The original Boston UP-118S Performance Edition upright piano is optimized for any music room or studio, whether it be in a professional, school, or home environment. This model is frequently found in school music rooms and in teaching studios as it performs well and is used both by beginners and seasoned professionals.
This particular Boston UP-118S belongs to a private studio in Dallas and the owner stated that he wanted a fresh new look on this somewhat common piano. The decision was made to add gloss finish to a unique color combination—the result… another one of Uriel’s masterpieces.
The piano came in with normal wear and tear and was originally produced in a walnut satin finish with high-end brass hardware. The instrument was taking down to the bones, sanded, sealed, and prepped with a coat of poly sealer and finished with a glossy white and mint green poly coat. The hardware was polished and sealed with a clear lacquer to protect it from tarnishing and add a subtle sheen.
Mark it up as another success story and another addition to Uriel’s Piano Refinishing — Fine Musical Project Showcase.