Steve Carroll-Turner, Sussex (UK) based Piano Tuner and Technician.
Tuning to the highest standard, for recording, concert, or domestic pianos
Fine regulation of actions including all modern makes; plus Bluthner patent, Bechstein and Viennese actions
Toning and voicing of hammers to improve/refine the sound of the piano.
Reconditioning pianos which can give an old instrument a new lease of life,
making it sound as good as (sometimes better than) new.
I use Precision Touch Design
both to transform the touch of an unsatisfactory action, or
as an integral part of the process of replacing hammers. The
results have been quite remarkable, and I am delighted to
be able to offer this service. If a piano, old or new, is
too heavy or too light, is too uneven or is impossible to
play quietly, Precision Touch Design can provide the most
This site gives a good idea of the work that I do and the areas I cover. It is also intended as a resource of useful information on all aspects of piano care and maintenance.
I hope you find this site useful. Please phone or email if you would like a quote or any further information.
“I could not imagine a more professional attendant – both technical and musical – than Stephen. My Bluthner has not only maintained its quality but has changed for the better in his care. I owe its enrichment entirely to his work”.
Sir Neville Marriner CBE
“Steve maintains my Grotrian Steinweg and Bluthner pianos with loving care and attention to detail. The tuning is immaculate and the sound is great”
David Gilmour - Pink Floyd