Punchings

Green Front Rail Punchings

Green wool cloth, 0.215" (5.4 mm) thick and 5/8" (15 mm) in diameter with a 5/32" (4 mm) hole in the center. These punchings fit tightly on pins of .125" to .140" diameter.

#18412  package of 10 $2.75
#1841  Package of 70 $14.00
#1840  Package of 100 $18.00
#18409  Samples of Front and Balance Rail Punchings, 1 each kind $2.00

Balance Rail Punchings

White Balance Rail Punchings - white wool cloth, .065" (1.7 mm) thick and 1/2" (12 mm) in diameter with a 5/32" (4 mm) hole in the center. These punchings fit tightly on pins of .125" to .140" diameter, but are used by some makers on smaller pins. Used in pianos and fortepianos.

Scarlet Balance Rail Punchings - scarlet wool cloth, .060" (1.5mm) thick and 7/16" (11 mm) in diameter with a 3/32" (2.5 mm) hole in the center to fit tightly on pins of .090" to .100" diameter. Used in harpsichords.

Small Balance Rail  Punchings - scarlet wool cloth, .040" (1 mm) thick and 3/8" (9 mm) in diameter with a 1/16" (1.6 mm) hole in the center to fit tightly over pins of .072" or smaller diameter. Used in some clavichords.

Tuning Pin Washers - scarlet cloth punchings with a larger hole that fit over tuning pins to mark c's or a's. On an instrument that has been strung already, you need to make a cut to the center so they will slip over the pins from the side.

White Cloth, 1/2" diameter (piano)

#18112 Package of 10 $2.25
#1811 Package of 70 $11.00
#1812 Package of 100 $15.00

Medium Scarlet Cloth, 7/16" diameter (harpsichord)

#18172 Package of 10 $1.75
#1817 Package of 70 $7.00
#18170 Package of 100 $10.00

Thin Scarlet Cloth, small 3/8" diameter (clavichord)

#18132 Package of 10 $2.25
#1813 Package of 70 $11.00
#18140 Package of 100 $15.00

Tuning Pin Washers, 3/8" diameter .050" thick

#18192 Package of 10 $2.25
#18190 Package of 100 $15.00

Samples

#18409 Samples of Front and Balance Rail Punchings, one of each kind $2.00

Balance Rail Punchings, bulk packs of 500

#18125 White Cloth, package of 500 $37.50
#1818 Medium Scarlet Cloth, package of 500 $25.00
#1814 Thin Scarlet Clth, package of 500 $37.50

Regulating Punchings

These round punchings (without center hole) are used in various places of fortepiano actions. They are available in thick brown wool cloth of 1/8" (3 mm), medium green wool cloth of 3/32" (2.2 mm), thin scarlet wool cloth of 1/16" (1.5 mm); and thick scarlet non-woven wool felt of 1/8" (3 mm). Thick punchings have a diameter of 5/16" (8 mm). Medium and thin punchings are of 3/8" (10 mm) diameter.

Thick Brown Cloth Regulating Punchings 1/8" x 5/16" dia. (3x8mm)

#18212 Package of 10 $2.25
#1821 Package of 70 $10.00
#1822 Package of 100 $13.00

Medium Green Cloth Regulating Punchings 3/32" x 3/8" dia. (2.2 x 10mm)

#18232 Package of 10 $2.00
#1823 Package of 70 $9.25
#1824 Package of 100 $12.00

Thin Scarlet Cloth Regulating Punchings 1/16" x 3/8" dia. (1.5 x 10mm)

#18252 Package of 10 $1.75
#1825 Package of 70 $8.50
#1826 Package of 100 $11.00

Thick Felt Regulating Punchings 1/8" x 5/16" dia. (8 x 8mm)

#18272 Package of 10 $2.25
#1827 Package of 70 $10.00
#1828 Package of 100 $13.00

Samples

#18209 Sample of 4 different regulating punchings $1.50

Regulating Punchings, package of 500

#18225 Thick Cloth Regulating Punchings $45.00
#18245 Medium Cloth Regulating Punchings $40.00
#18265 Thin Cloth Regulating Punchings $35.00
#18285 Thick Felt Regulating Punchings $40.00

Oval Punchings

These oval punchings are used on top of fortepiano dampers. The leather punchings are made of black or tan kid skin, the cloth punchings of scarlet cloth (1/16" thick) or white action cloth (1/8" thick). Dimensions are approximately .250" x .375".

Oval Leather Punchings, black or tan

#18002 Package of 10 $4.00
#1800 Package of 70 $24.00

Oval Cloth Punchings, scarlet cloth

#18007 Package of 10 $4.00
#18005 Package of 70 $24.00

Oval Cloth Punchings, white action cloth

#18008 Package of 10 $4.00
#18006 Package of 70 $24.00

Samples

#18009 Sample of 4 different oval punchings $2.00