AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Grant Dickinson, iPaul Williams, iKathy L Wheeler / Kae Elle Wheeler, iGracie McKeever, iLakshmi Sharma, iDeborah Frontiera, iCarl David, i

  Home > Arts/Entertainment > Stories
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Shirley S Kirsten

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Success story
· Articles
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 617 Titles
· 38 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: May, 2007

Shirley S Kirsten, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The Gods Of War
by Peter Jessop

The battle to end all wars is about to begin... Who is the man lying wounded in a hospital bed in London towards the end of Worl War II? A man who isn't sure wh..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
The Women of Stormland
by Lois Santalo

How can one person bring himself to enslave another? One way is to denigrate the enslaved person as less than human. Ashley Pennington, of mixed race, knows this trauma i..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members





Share    Print  Save   Become a Fan


Moths and Pianos
By Shirley S Kirsten
Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Rated "G" by the Author.

Share this with your friends on FaceBook

York is seen cradling a felt hammer with a perfectly drilled moth hole. (Mother Nature at work)


YORK insisted that moths could cause serious hammer felt damage, while "Terry Barrett," a Fresno Registered Piano Technician colleague, refuted this claim and argued that cyanide in the assembly would knock the pests off  before they grabbed a meal. Contrary to what most other tuners believed about moths and their threat to pianos, York had hard core photo evidence of moth invasions of  hammers, bushings, punchings, you name it.

In fact, he showed the author the back rail inside the key bed of an old Yamaha console, and pointed out that  tiny felt shavings were the "filet mignon" portion of the punchings. He was convinced that the moths were picky and choosy about their munchies and accepted only top of the line piano menus.
  

       Web Site: Moths and Pianos

Want to review or comment on this short story?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!