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Do you place item(s) under your grand piano besides the following?

- rug / carpet / floor mat
- dog cushion bed
- some thick blankets to further lower the acoustic.

How about e.g boxes containing books or some items to better utilised the space or generally, avoid doing so?

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We don't have anything under our piano save for a large area rug that fits the entire piano and bench. The dogs appreciate the open space. They like to lounge underneath while I practice.


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I too think piano benches would be the right one to use under the piano. Anything else like clothes have high risk of being slippery or cause disturbance while playing piano.

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I have a rug beneath the piano, and a dog cushion for my poodle to sit on while I play.

Her favorite composers are Bark and Poochini. Offenbark is a long-time favorite too.

She is not fond of Depussy, whom she finds rather annoying.

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Originally Posted by CharlesXX
I have a rug beneath the piano, and a dog cushion for my poodle to sit on while I play.

Her favorite composers are Bark and Poochini. Offenbark is a long-time favorite too.

She is not fond of Depussy, whom she finds rather annoying.
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Rug. Extra bench. Folding music stand. Extension cord.


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There is often a cat under there, but she places herself.


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Originally Posted by CharlesXX
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Her favorite composers are Bark and Poochini. Offenbark is a long-time favorite too.

She is not fond of Depussy, whom she finds rather annoying.

Gotta love 'em!

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wow i was thinking about putting a lot beneath it. the humidifier, a server, a small crate on rolls for the sheet music, a.s.o. you all think that causes problems?


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Originally Posted by Senahoi
wow i was thinking about putting a lot beneath it. the humidifier, a server, a small crate on rolls for the sheet music, a.s.o. you all think that causes problems?


The humidifier should not be kept underneath the piano —- put it out in thd room


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i don t have the piano yet I just was planing to put the things there. its not really a "humidifier" its a water based air cleaner. it cannot oversaturate the room humidity, so I think it would be okay.


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I have boxes of junk under mine, and loads of books. Typical household stuff that I don't need to get at easily but still want to keep.

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Originally Posted by Senahoi
i don t have the piano yet I just was planing to put the things there. its not really a "humidifier" its a water based air cleaner. it cannot oversaturate the room humidity, so I think it would be okay.


I have no experience with these but from reading the internet, it does increase humidity—but just in a more limited area. I certainly can be overly-cautious, but I would not want it under my piano.


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A red, round shag rug permanently lives under my piano. Sometimes my kids build forts on the rug too. I think the sound is best when they pile all their stuffed animals under the piano, but they always seem to wander off after a while.


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A blanket wrapped in a circle as a dog bed.

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I'm still constantly reading. Many fun stuff under the piano lol. 👍

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A very large ottoman about 3 feet in diameter. It's well tufted and absorbs sound well (I live in an apartment building and have wooden floors), and it can be pulled out for extra seating when we have guests.


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