Duane McGuire Blog

I've been thinking about things for quite a long while.


It's a small thing
I know. It's a small thing. And I still get a kick out of it.
Visiting Posey Manufacturing - Virtually
I come from the woods of Western Washington. I work with wood. I am a piano technician.
1982 Woodworking - 40 years later
In 1982 I was 40 years younger, and had (apparently) about four times the energy that I have today.
Morning with Bebop and Jazzy
We've always enjoyed a morning walk. But right now, with daytime temperatures in the 90s, an ...
Ancestral Wandering
Stories of the family farm
Travel in a new way
In late May we ventured out with our new little Hiker trailer for the first time.
Unexpected treasure
An unexpected treasure in an unusual place.
A Piano Finds a Home: My Home!
A Steinway model O from 1909 is at home.
Garden Railroad: Laying Track
It's more than a mound of dirt, now!
Yes, Jazzy Is Here
Jazzy the second dog, AKA "Me Too"
Todoist - Alexa Integration
Alexa and I are getting along better now!
Garden Railroad Winter 2022
Time out for some railroad building!
Working in the Second Quadrant
Found a round-to-it. Moved into the 2nd quadrant.
Reading Stephen King: A Memoir
Stephen King speaks to me!
Amateur Machinist: Tuning Lever Extension
Making a useful tool improvement for piano stringing with new machinist skills
Antelope Island Jazz
Ed Lueders, jazz and Antelope Island!
Efficient Use of 20 square feet
Finally. A bathroom for the main floor.
The Grandpa, The Piano, and The Goat
Of my numerous piano tuning stories, this one is always a favorite. That is, of course, because ...
Landscaping Spring 2021
Spring project: garden landscape

My work: McGuire Piano

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