Add value and gloss, Music instrument, polish and detailing service Melbourne.

Scratches, bumps, paint touch ups, restoration detailing and paint protection of all musical instruments. 

Over 30 years experience. 

Specialising in polyester and all paint finishes. 

Including drum kits, guitars, Brass, and any surface that can be polished!

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  • Polishing beautiful & expensive musical instruments is a favourite job, it offers a change from cars and yet, the skill required is a higher level.

    These instruments sit in a lounge or entertainment hall, and need to look glamorous, if you want your piece to remain brilliantly glossed and protected, I have the skills to achieve this for you, I have spent many years restoring all types of musical materials, drum kits, guitars and I am an expert when it comes to Enamel Epoxy lacquer polishing.

    If you seek a master technician to make your instrument shine please give me a call to arrange your needs.


    Please also have in mind, I offer Ceramic Glass coating to protect- piano keys from wear, all brass instruments, drum kits & guitars will tolerate roadie wear.

    A Liquid glass coating is applied to the surface, this makes for a super gloss, and also very easy to clean, finger prints simply wipe away, it is also scratch and chemical resistant giving your surface many years of preservation. A smart investment for any loved instrument.

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  • ANIMAL BONE Material such as deer and buffalo/ cattle bones / tusk can be polished, waxed & protected.
  • All painted musical parts - can be polished & protected.
  • BAMBOO can be polished, waxed / oiled & protected.
  • BRASS / WOODWIND can be polished, waxed / oiled & protected.
  • DRUM HEADS (Natural & Synthetic skins) can be protected without sound change
  • ELECTRONIC PARTS – can be protected for many years
  • MICROPHONE / MAGNETS (pickups) can be protected
  • PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS can be polished, waxed / oiled & protected.PIANO AND ORGAN can be polished & protected.
  • STRINGS Brass, bronze, nylon and steel - Cleaned & protected.
  • WOOD can be polished, waxed/ oiled & protected. 

Melbourne Piano detailing & polishing tips... 

Modern Pianos are finished with a variety of materials, from traditional lacquer to modern polyurethanes and polyester-resins. A piano finish is designed to protect the wood from dirt and liquid spills, reduce the damaging effects of humidity changes, and -- in the case of clear finishes -- enhance the beauty of the wood. In most cases, a piano finish is best maintained by simply keeping it clean and avoiding exposure to direct sunlight, extremes of temperature and humidity, and abrasion. Your piano's cabinet, like all woodwork, is subject to expansion and contraction with humidity changes. Excessive wood movement can eventually cause the finish to develop tiny cracks and even separate from the wood. Moderating the temperature and humidity swings around the piano will help to preserve its finish as well as its overall structure and tuning stability. Locate the piano in a room with a fairly even temperature, away from drafts, dampness, and heat sources. 

Common household products such as "lemon oil" or inexpensive "furniture polish" should be avoided. Despite the labels' claims that they "protect" the finish or "feed" the wood, they offer no protection from scratching and can actually soften the finish if over-used. Worse, they often contain silicone's and oils that contaminate the wood, complicating future refinishing or repairs. Silicone is especially dangerous because of its tendency to spread within the piano, sometimes causing extensive internal damage. Avoid aerosol products altogether since the over-spray can contaminate piano strings, tuning pins and action parts. An appropriate polish can help to restore lustre to a dulled finish or reduce the tendency of some finishes to show fingerprints. If your piano's finish appears gummy, oily, or streaked, it may be contaminated with too much or the wrong type of polish. Adding more polish will not correct this problem. Instead the finish should be thoroughly cleaned, then evaluated for any further treatment. Once the original finish is clean, you can enhance the gloss and clarity with an appropriate polish according to the finish type. The two most common piano finishes are lacquer and polyester. Either material may come in clear, black, white, or other colours. Most, but not all, American-made pianos have lacquer finishes. They may be satin (dull sheen), semi-gloss, or high gloss. Satin finishes are intended to be dull and will normally have a poor appearance if a gloss-producing polish is applied. If desired, a polish may be applied to gloss or semi-gloss finishes.-- Satin polyester looks best when simply kept clean. Avoid gloss-producing polishes, which leave satin finishes looking shiny but scratched. High-polish polyester finishes need only be kept clean to maintain their gloss. However, high-wear areas such as the music desk may eventually develop a hazy appearance caused by many fine scratches. These areas can be buffed back to a high gloss using a product designed to remove tiny scratches from fibreglass boats or plastic windows in convertible cars. Dents. Scratches and chips sometimes occur, spoiling the appearance of an otherwise perfect finish. Such damage can usually be corrected by a specialist in "finish touch-up". Piano keys eventually become soiled with accumulated oil and dirt from fingers. Avoid solvents.