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Checking wood for flatness

    This is a ReoStyle device from an Autopiano player system. It's used for manually changing the volume of the music as the music is playing. And, even though the leather on the moveable board (not shown here) was changed, the device didn't work. Upon inspection, two problems were easily discovered. One, the holes in the wooden block are not air tight. This is a common problem with wood that's 100+ years old. Two, it was also found that the block itself isn't flat. So, even if the moveable board has new leather and all of the holes are air tight, the device still won't work properly. The corrective actions are to seal the air passageways with Phenoseal and re-surface the block.

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