Classified Ads from the Piano Technicians Journal
FANDRICH-RHODES WEIGHT BENCH TOUCH WEIGHT CALCULATOR. Computes and predicts Touchweight, Action Ratio, and Inertial Touch Force. Brings action rebuild predictability and performance to a consistently high level. $740 for complete kit with software. $275 for software upgrade for Weightbench owners. Fandrich & Sons Pianos, 360-652-8980, firstname.lastname@example.org For more information visit: www.mypianotech.com/wb. Purchase at www.fandrich.com
RENNER GRAND ACTION MODEL, Charles Faulk tuning hammer, durable tool case, accessories for sale. Sold as a set or individually. Prices negotiable. Call Ryan at 623.879.2008 or email me at email@example.com. Great for beginning to experienced piano technicians!
SPECIALIZING IN CUSTOM RESTORATION & SALE OF VINTAGE PIANOS. Since 1920, the Lindeblad family has specialized in pianos. They have restored and sold pianos to clients all across the country. 10 Year Warranty & Nationwide Delivery Over 90 pianos for sale with brands like Steinway, Mason & Hamlin, Chickering, Baldwin & Knabe. VISIT US ONLINE - www.lindebladpiano.com. Contact us at 888-58-PIANO or firstname.lastname@example.org. LINDEBLAD PIANO RESTORATION
DAWSON STRING COVERS. Handmade and cut-Lowest Prices-FINEST 100% WOOL FELT, Custom made to fit available in black,dark brown, medium brown, tan, royal blue, medium blue, burgundy or white; Serged edges with your choice of several beautiful decorative stitches. Serving Piano Technicians over 20 years. Flyers provided at no charge for technicians. "WE HAVE JUST ACQUIRED THE FORMER EDWARDS STRING COVERS COMPANY TEMPLATES. We now have over 1200 templates in stock" . For pricing and more information www.dawsonstringcovers.com
VINTAGE CASE PARTS specializes in reproduction case parts for your Steinway restorations: toplids, legs, lyres, lyre props, music desks and desk frames, keyslips and lid props. OUR NEWEST OFFERING!: Steinway’s Empire Style Legs for models A-D. Visit www.vintagecaseparts.com. All made in the U.S.A. David G. Hughes, RPT. 443-522-2201.
NICK'S ACTION GEOMETRY PROGRAM IS BACK!! Major Upgrade. Discount to Current Users. Go to www.gravagne.com/AGP.doc for details. email@example.com. NEW! NICK’S NIFTY KEY LEADS PROGRAM. New action but original keys? Don’t guess on what to do with the key leads. Go to www.gravagne.com/NNKLP.doc for details.
SANDERSON ACCU-TUNERS, including the SAT IV Consignment sale of used Accu-Tuners. Call for details. Rick Baldassin, 801-322-4441. firstname.lastname@example.org
RESTORED STEINWAY & SONS GRANDS. Chupp’s Piano Service offers completely restored and original condition Steinway & Sons and other quality pianos. Our world-class pianos are capable of satisfying the most discriminating artist. Our team can also locate the brand your client desires. Visit www.Chuppspianos.com. Commissions offered to technicians for client referrals. Contact Dennis@chuppspianos.com. (888) 831-5820
FALCONWOOD PINBLOCKS. The most stable and durable material on the market for holding tuning pins. Duplication and custom thickness services available. Also drill bits and ½” and 3/8” Falconwood plugs. For free consultation call Tim Dixon (414)-587-9629. More info at www.greatlakespianosupply.com Email: email@example.com
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY -- Specialized Faculty in Piano Technology (Specialized Teaching Faculty I), 12-month appointment, Salary Competitive. Responsibilities: Teach graduate level advanced piano technology and undergraduate/graduate introductory courses in piano technology. Along with the piano technology shop manager, oversee a 240 piano inventory including historical keyboards. Tune, maintain, and rebuild selected faculty studio, seminar room, and concert venue pianos. Direct graduate assistants in piano inventory maintenance and tuning. Other duties include project management and procurement. Required Qualifications: Significant experience as a concert piano technician with a strong commitment to teaching and recruitment of outstanding students. Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree preferred. Start Date: June 2017. Application deadline: Until filled. Priority review will be given to applications received by January 4, 2017, but will continue until position is filled. To apply for these positions, go to https://jobs.fsu.edu. Choose the “browse job openings” link, then “Advanced Search.” Enter the job opening ID 40991 on the Job Search page. It is necessary to complete fully the online application. In addition, please upload a single document that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for five references. For technical assistance in applying for this position, please contact Stephanie Kemp at SKemp@fsu.edu, or (850) 644-0415. All other inquiries, please contact Erica Francis at firstname.lastname@example.org. This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
PianoCraft, LLC in Gaithersburg, MD seeks hard-working piano technicians to join their technical team. Eligible applicants should possess solid training and experience in tuning, regulating, and client interaction. Applicants should have the aptitude and desire to learn, broaden their skill set, and produce the highest quality work as efficiently as possible. Range of duties may include showroom prep, road service, action rebuilding, geometry corrections, and damper installation and regulation.
Competitive pay commensurate with abilities and experience. Benefit package includes health coverage, paid sick days and holidays, paid vacation, and PTG dues reimbursement for RPTs. Serious applicants should set up a minimum day-long working interview where skill and potential can be assessed.
“PianoCraft is an incubator for technicians that strive to the highest ideal of quality and innovation.” -Jude Reveley, RPT
“PianoCraft is iconic…If you want to do great work, this is the place to do it.” -Dale Erwin RPT
Please send inquiries to: email@example.com. www.pianocraft.net
“The Los Angeles Unified School District in Los Angeles, CA is currently recruiting for well-qualified Piano Technicians who have at least four (4) years of experience in rebuilding, repairing, and tuning a variety of pianos. To view our full job bulletin and/or submit an application to us, please visit: http://lausdemployment.org/
Interlochen Center for the Arts is looking to hire Piano Technicians for the 2017 camp season, 5/29/17-8/19/17. Housing and meals are provided for the duration of your employment. Must be a graduate of a certified training program or have a comparable combination of apprenticeship/work experience. Must provide own hand tools. RPT status is a plus Responsible for tuning, maintenance, repairs, regulation and voicing, wrapping new pianos with protective coverings, keeping accurate service logs, making observation rounds to prevent bench and piano damage or accidents which may include reporting broken windows and/or lights. To view the complete position description and apply visit www.interlochen.org/careers.
SENECA PIANO KEY. Quality key services at competitive prices. Sharps replaced, key bushing, and the finest key recovering at any price. Write or call for price list and information on quick return of your key work. Seneca Piano Key, Ted Oberhaus, 4977 Frontenac Road, Trumansburg, NY 14886; 607-387-3095.
IF AN OLD BOARD WENT FLAT, WHY COPY THAT? Soundboard duplication is just a bad idea! Chernobieff Soundboards give every piano more warmth, depth and longer sustains. Every board is precisely engineered to eliminate internal design flaws for maximum flexibility and strength. VISIT www.chernobieffpiano.com Contact Chris at 865-986-7720 or firstname.lastname@example.org
STEINWAY ACTION FRAME REBUILDING. New rails custom drilled, pre-threaded, precision positioned and soldered for consistent flange center locations; spread consistency (+/-) .009 in. Custom frames to your specs. Action rebuilding, key proportion & touchweight designs. Remanufactured pianos & case design. Prompt turnaround. Call, Jim Ialeggio, 978 425-9026, Shirley, MA.Email: email@example.com; www.grandpianosolutions.com
INTERNET SERVICES FOR PIANO TECHNICIANS. Web page creation and hosting. Facebook and Google ads. Online database creation and maintenance. Go to http://howtotunepianos.com/internet-services/ or call 1-866-678-8637. firstname.lastname@example.org
PIANO APPRAISALS that meet all legal and industry (USPAP) standards. A well known RPT and piano restorer for the past 40 years is offering appraisals for PTG members and their customers. Years of experience writing appraisals for private clients, insurance companies, attorneys and CPA’s. My evaluations adhere to strict rules and regulations of the IRS and meet legal requirements. I offer all forms of appraisals with emphasis on Estate, IRS charitable donations and Insurance Replacement. Let’s work together on your appraisal projects. For more information call Leopold Holder, members Appraisers Association of America, 646-637-2266 or email at Leoholder3@yahoo.com
STEINWAY RESTORATION BY CHUPP'S PIANO SERVICE, INC. Specializing in Premium Quality Steinway & Sons restorations. Established in 1975, we serve educational institutions, houses of worship, large organizations, and the individual pianist by locating, repairing, moving, or purchasing instruments in the national and international markets. Commissions offered to technicians for client referrals. Visit www.Chuppspianos.com or contact Dennis@chuppspianos.com, 888-831-5820
ASHMORE KEYBOARD RESTORATIONS: German keytops $375, bushings $185 both rails, bead blast keysticks $85; Sharps, backchecks, keyend felt, key sides repaired, etc. Email for price list. 530-273-8800. Caryl Christensen,Yvonne Ashmore, RPT, email@example.com , 12700 La Barr Meadows Rd. Grass Valley, CA 95949
LINDEBLAD PIANO RESTORATION. Since 1920, the Lindeblad family has specialized in pianos. Complete piano restoration services available. Restoration services include: new soundboard installation, new strings, new pinblock, hard rebronzing, complete action restoration with new parts, meticulous regulation and voicing, custom hand rubbed refinishing and more. 10 year warranty & Nationwide shipping. VISIT US ONLINE- www.lindebladpiano.com. Contact us at 888-58-PIANO or firstname.lastname@example.org, LINDEBLAD PIANO RESTORATION
STEINWAY ACTION FRAME RAILS resoldered, replaced, and/or repositioned. We can also make new custom-made Steinway action frames to your specifications. For price list contact John Dewey Enterprises Inc. 861 E. 2900 North Road. Penefield, IL 61862. Phone 217-595-5535. email@example.com.
PIANO KEY RESTORATION, .075 Tops w/Fronts - $195.00, German Tops w/Fronts - $225.00, Gloss Sharps - $100.00, Bushings $150.00. Custom Made Keys, Steinway Warranty and Other Services Available. Contact for full price list. Free FedEx Gnd return shipping excluding HI/AK. WALKER PIANO KEY SERVICE, 789 St Rt 94 E, Fulton, KY 42041, 1-800-745-6819, www.walkerpiano.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
QUALITY PIANO KEY SERVICE. Tops w/fronts, white - $195; German tops w/fronts, white or cream - $225; Plastic sharps - $100; Keybushing with premium cloth - $150; Recover backchecks, damper lift felt, and key repair. Free return shipping with prepayment, excluding Alaska and Hawaii. Debra Legg, 5 Tarr's Lane West, Rockport. MA 01966, 978-546-8428; email@example.com
RONSEN PIANO HAMMERS Manufactured in the U.S.A. since 1958. Four types of felt to meet your needs: Weickert Special, Wurzen AA, Bacon, and VFG. All Hammers custom manufactured. Custom boring and shaping. Tokiwa shanks. Most orders shipped in 3 to 5 business days. Ronsen Piano Hammer Co., 21 Edwards Lane, Boiceville, NY 12412. 800-864-0233, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ronsenhammer.com.
BESIDES TOP NOTCH GERMAN KEYTOP replacement, quick service and affordable pricing ($250) I'll polish capstans, return ivory, include a new demo keytop AND return shipping is free with your enclosed check. All work done by a veteran RPT, me, Mike Kurta. Try me just once, call 231-421-1816 or www.keytops.net.
WEBSITES FOR PIANO TECHNICIANS. Let us help you expand your tuning business with a new website! We offer 54 design options to choose from. You select your design, and we’ll customize your new site to your business. Our professional websites are affordable, starting at only $89 plus $14.95 for monthly hosting and customer service. To find out more, visit www.PianoTunerWebsites.com or call us at 800-533-7998.
THE RANDY POTTER SCHOOL OF PIANO TECHNOLOGY. Home Study programs for beginning students, associate members studying to upgrade to Registered Piano Technician, and RPT's wanting to continue their education. Tuning, repairing, regulating, voicing, apprentice training, business practices. Top instructors and materials. Call or write for information: RANDY POTTER, RPT; 61592 ORION DRIVE; BEND, OR 97702; 541-382-5411. email@example.com, www.pianotuning.com.
The Minnesota School of Piano Technology is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections136A.821 to 136A.832. Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions. Classroom and individual instruction available. See web site for more info. www.Mnpianotech.com. Call 651-777-6718.
PIANO TECHNOLOGY AT NORTH BENNET STREET SCHOOL - Extensive piano technology training in two full-time, nine month programs. Basic Piano Technology includes tuning, regulation and in-home repairs and Advanced Piano Technology, open to Basic Piano graduates and applicants with comparable knowledge and skills, includes complete rebuilding of grand pianos, comprehensive piano service, advanced tuning and voicing. Exceptional training, small classes and individual attention. September admission. Accredited by ACCSC. Financial aid available for qualified applicants. Located in Boston's historic North End. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.nbss.edu
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Reyburn CyberTuner software visual tuning device videos. All videos including NEW iRCT classes are now FREE on YouTube at: www.youtube.com/reyburnpiano
NOW IN DVD! Superior Instructional Tapes at www.PIANOTAPES.com. Jim Coleman, SR. 4 W. Del Rio Dr., Tempe, AZ 85282. PH: (480) 966-9159. Private tuning and regulation tutoring for PTG exam prep at my home is available at $200/day.
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VINTAGE STEINWAYS WANTED. Preferably any built before 1950. We will pick up anywhere. Contact us at: 888-58-PIANO or www.lindebladpiano.com, LINDEBLAD PIANO RESTORATION
WANTED!! DEAD OR ALIVE: ""Steinway Grands and Uprights.""Please call Ben Knauer, 1-800-257-4733 or e-mail:email@example.com
STEINWAY & SONS GRANDS WANTED! Chupp’s Piano Service offers the highest cash, trade-in value, or consignments for Steinway & Sons grand pianos, regardless of condition or location. We offer commissions to technicians who locate Steinway grands for us. Email: Dennis@chuppspianos.com or call (888)831-5820. Visit www.Chuppspianos.com
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