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June 2023

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GO BAR DECK with all jigs and cauls for creating custom soundboards, bridges and pinblocks. To include: Hickory go bars, rib cauls and rib crowning jigs in several radii, Crowned Bridge capping fixture, Drying Box w/fan and digital control with digital Psychrometer and probes. Rib Stock, and other supplies, tools and gauges. A to Z checklists, reasonable consultation. Go Bar Deck will create beautiful glue joints and works well as all purpose layout table and Work bench when not creating soundboard. $3500 or best offer cash and carry. Additional equipment and tooling available. Downsizing as I enter into semi-retirement. Email for complete list with photos and more info.

JANSSEN PIANO SERVICES IN PEACHTREE CITY, GA, A SUBURB OF ATLANTA, is for sale. Well-established since 2007 with 1,900+ residential, school, and church customers. Includes a well-designed website,, and a total of 7 domain names linking to it and on the first page of Google search. Also included are my Gazelle customer database and my business phone number. Majority of new customers come from referrals. The business is currently generating $120k yearly, working at 75%. Call or e-mail Peter at 678-416-8055 or

DURABLOCK PINBLOCK PANELS & SPECIALIZED GRAND PIANO DOLLIES. Durablock Pinblocks are constructed of clear, northern hard maple and are of the highest grade possible. Highly prized for their ‘pin feel’ and stability of construction. For more information visit Our dollies feature heavy duty construction with individual support to each leg. High grade, locking non-marking casters. The best design on the market today! Visit for more information. – Dennis Chupp, 888-831-5820 –

*NEW* -  WNG PLATE  SUPPORT BOLTS videos from Nick Gravagne.
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SPECIALIZING IN CUSTOM RESTORATION & SALE OF PIANOS.  Lindeblad Piano Restoration has provided world-class restoration, service and the sale of the finest pianos for nearly 100 years.  20 Year Warranty & Nationwide Delivery.  Over 100 pianos for sale with brands like Steinway, Mason & Hamlin, Chickering, Baldwin & Knabe. VISIT US ONLINE - Contact us at 888-58-PIANO or LINDEBLAD PIANO RESTORATION.

PIANO COVERS BY ALICIA. Formerly with APSCO, her covers are rapidly becoming the cover of choice. We offer six types of material-all covers custom made. Color bench pads available. Great looking-affordable prices-fast service. Brochure Available. AMERICAN PIANO COVERS LLC, PO Box 456 Clifton, NJ 07015. (T) 973-246-9144 (F) 973-246-9264;

FAULK TUNING HAMMERS. Lightweight, balanced with exotic wood handles and titanium/carbon fiber shafts. Will custom make to your requirements. Call Charles Faulk, RPT, at 479-855-9595  or e-mail: Web address:

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 red; 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

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 ubiquitous Sketch 380 Pedal Lyre, 21” tall, in maple, mahogany, and walnut. Visit www.vintagecaseparts.comfor our full product line. All made in the U.S.A. David G. Hughes, RPT. 443-522-2201.

PIANOS INSIDE OUT. "The most ambitious book on piano technology ever written" (PTJ, April 2013) is a comprehensive guide covering modern approaches to piano tuning, repairing, regulating, and rebuilding. Included are topics on piano history, ETD tuning, inharmonicity, touch improvement, modern lubricants, string leveling, voicing, soundboard impedance, grand piano moving, and institutional maintenance. Look inside and order at

Help Wanted

THE NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY BIENEN SCHOOL OF MUSIC seeks a Supervisor of Keyboard Maintenance. Under general supervision, the position serves as head piano technician and supervisor for the school’s keyboard maintenance team with primary responsibility for planning, financial, technical and operational functions of the keyboard maintenance office. This office has oversight of more than 250 pianos, harpsichords and pipe organs in support of school’s academic and performance activities. In collaboration with the second full-time piano technician, coordinates and advises on purchases, maintenance, repair, tuning, rebuilding and location/relocation of instruments to meet school needs, as well as the selection, coordination and evaluation of contract technicians and specialized vendors. Also responsible for oversight of office budgetary resources and preparation of inventories and other special planning documents for the Bienen School. Availability to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings, weekends and holidays in addition to regular business hours. Physical strength, dexterity, agility and stamina necessary to accomplish the duties of the position. For a full list of required qualifications and to apply, please CLICK HERE. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS SEEKING A PIANO TECHNICIAN responsible for tuning, maintaining, and repairing the approximately 80 pianos owned by the School of Music. Duties includes tuning, regulating, and voicing all concert instruments, including two Fazioli and two Steinway concert grand pianos, for performances and frequent recording projects. Pre-graduating applicants welcome to apply. We offer a great work-life balance in a beautiful part of the US. More information available:

ARTISTIC PIANO SERVICE, LLC is accepting applications for a full-time piano technician for our piano service and retail business. RPT or equivalent preferred, but more importantly, someone who is great with people, has a heart to serve, and has excellent mechanical aptitude. The perfect candidate will have the self-discipline and drive to work alone without supervision, as we take pride in NOT micro-managing! Knowing everything isn’t as important as being teachable. You’ll be working with a seasoned RPT with 41 years’ experience, and the willingness to mentor. Service area is Southeastern Wisconsin, and reimbursement of moving expenses is negotiable. Generous salary and benefits commensurate with experience and ability. Waterford, WI is our home, and has amazing schools and beautiful landscape - perfect for a family to settle! Come join our team, and enjoy a beautiful career and life. To apply, please contact Eric or Rachel at


REYBURN KEY RECOVERY, Tharan, Ivoplast, Elforyn super tusk (synthetic ivory). Continuing a tradition of excellence in quality craftsmanship that will dramatically improve the look and feel of your keys. We can recover keytops for nearly any piano. Contact Aaron Reyburn for an estimate at or by phone at (616) 263-7090. 

SENECA PIANO KEY. Quality piano key services with 30 years experience. Sharps replaced, keys rebushed, keytops and fronts replaced. For details on parts, prices and turnaround, e-mail or call, 607 387 3095. Seneca Piano Key, Ted Oberhaus 4977 Frontenac Rd. Trumansburg, N.Y. 14886.

PROFESSIONAL KEYBOARD SERVICES. Tops w/fronts -starting at $255. Plastic sharps-starting at $115. Keybushings starting at $155. All key work includes cleaning/buffed capstans. Key frame restoration, including repairs, rail repining and refelting. Contact for additional pricing/services provided. Free return shipping with prepay (not AK/HI). Credit and PayPal accepted. All work done by 40-year RPT. Kenneth Jeffs, 7 Greymore Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63017, 314-960-6389; Web:;

BESIDES TOP NOTCH GERMAN KEYTOP replacement, quick service and affordable pricing ($345) I'll polish capstans, return ivory, including 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

PIANO KEY RESTORATION SINCE 1994. German Tops w/Fronts - $265.00, 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, 800-745-6819 or 270-241-0702, E-mail:

WEBSITES FOR PIANO TECHNICIANS. Select a pre-made website design from our Design Gallery, and we'll customize it to fit your business. We offer affordable websites at just $89 plus a $14.95 monthly hosting fee with no contract. To find out more, visit or call 800-533-7998. Edward Klein, RPT.

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

QUALITY PIANO KEY SERVICE. Tops w/fronts, white - $235; German tops w/fronts, white or cream - $275; 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.

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,,


THE NEW YORK SCHOOL OF PIANO TUNING, SERVICE & REPAIR offers evening classes at one of New York City’s premier piano rebuilding shops. Hands-on training with some of the finest piano technicians and craftsmen in the profession. Our 16-week Introductory Class teaches aural tuning and CyberTuner use, grand and upright regulation, hammer filing and voicing, string and other most basic repairs. Visit our website at for more information. NYSOPT is registered with the New York State Department of Education. NEW! Don't live in New York?  Come visit the Big Apple this summer! 7-DAY INTENSIVE PIANO TUNING, SERVICE & REPAIR TUTORIALS. Same curriculum as our 16-week class for "out-of-towners." Limited number of students. Contact us for available dates.

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. Call 651-777-6718.

PIANO TECHNOLOGY AT NORTH BENNET STREET SCHOOL. Build your career in piano technology with our two nine-month career training programs. Basic Piano Technology includes tuning, regulation, and in-home repairs. Advanced Piano Technology includes complete rebuilding of grand pianos, comprehensive piano service, advanced tuning, and voicing. Talented faculty, small classes, and an inspiring community. Financial aid, scholarships, and veterans benefits available. Located in Boston's historic North End. For more info, visit or contact


WHOLESALE STEINWAYS & OTHER PIANOS. CONTACT US WITH ANY STEINWAY GRANDS FOR SALE! Chupp’s Piano Service ALSO has a number of ready to restore Steinway and other brands of pianos available at wholesale prices! Sign up for our technicians/rebuilders wholesale email list by emailing Dennis Chupp at Sign up today.

STEINWAY & YAMAHA GRAND PIANOS WANTED-HIGHEST WHOLESALE PRICES PAID. All Models. All Years. Any Condition. Quick Payment. Fast Removal! Over 45 years buying and supplying the trade. Call anytime: Bob Friedman 845-849-4197 or e-mail

WANTED!! DEAD OR ALIVE: "Steinway Grands and Uprights." Please call Ben Knauer, 1-800-257-4733 or e-mail:

STEINWAYS WANTED. We will pick up anywhere. Contact us at: 888-58-PIANO or  LINDEBLAD PIANO RESTORATION