Since the pipe chamber is located in the basement with the listening area upstairs, we needed to find a grill to install in the floor that would allow the sound to get up into the room. After over a year of searching antique shops and architectural reclaiming companies, our friend Gib Petzke offered us his grills that were used when he had a pipe organ installed in his last two homes. These base brass grills weigh somewhere around 400 pounds and were originally radiator covers in a Chicago shopping center. They certainly have put on a lot of miles and do the job quite nicely!
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