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July 2022

For Sale

A440 PIANO TUNING AND REPAIR in Colorado Springs is for sale. Well-established with 2,900 customers and high visibility web site A440PianoTuneUp.com. Willing to mentor and explore financing options for the right candidate, as well as include jigs, tools, and parts. You'll love Colorado. Call or e-mail Gordon at 719-722-7110/gormalik@gmail.com.

*NEW* -  WNG PLATE  SUPPORT BOLTS
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Go to www.gravagne.com/WNGbolts.ppt for details. 
Go to www.gravagne.com/AGP.doc for details on Nick’s popular Action Program.
Go to www.gravagne.com/NNKLP.doc for details on drilling out key leads to reweigh an action.

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 - www.lindebladpiano.com. Contact us at 888-58-PIANO or info@lindebladpiano.com. 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; knightwing710@yahoo.com.

FANDRICH-RHODES WEIGHT BENCH TOUCHWEIGHT CALCULATOR
. Computes and predicts Touchweight, Action Ratio, and Inertial Touch Force. Brings action rebuild predictability and performance to a consistently high level. $770 for complete kit with software. $275 for software upgrade for Weightbench owners.  Fandrich & Sons Pianos, 360-652-8980, fandrich@fandrich.com  For more information visit: www.mypianotech.com/wb/ Purchase at www.fandrich.com.

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: charles@FaulkPiano.com. Web address: www.FaulkPiano.com.

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 www.dawsonstringcovers.com.

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: service@greatlakespianosupply.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 OFFERINGS!: Steinway’s Sketch 380 Pedal Lyre Prop Sticks, and Two-Stage Lid Prop. COMING SOON: Steinway’s Sketch 380 Pedal Lyre. Visit www.vintagecaseparts.com. 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 www.pianosinsideout.com.

Help Wanted

DO YOU WANT TO ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH TANGIBLE, PROGRESSIVE, UP-TO-DATE SKILLS TRAINING? Are you interested in consistent work at a competitive pay rate with a benefits package? Would you enjoy working with one of the most elite Piano Tech teams in the world? Then come join us at Faust Harrison Pianos! We carry the most extensive selection of quality pianos in the country, with over 1,000 of the world's best-known instruments in our five elegant piano stores located in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. We are America's largest independent restorer and retailer of heirloom Steinway pianos which we produce in our 12,000 sq. ft. piano rebuilding facility. We are seeking intermediate or experienced Piano Technicians to join our team! You will train in our showroom, rebuilding factory and will eventually work in both the field and shop. Our techs have trained around the world in the factories of some of the most elite piano makers such as Bechstein, Fazioli and Yamaha. If interested, please email beauc@faustharrisonpianos.com with the subject "Piano Tech Opportunity". We look forward to hearing from you soon!

THE CRANE SCHOOL OF MUSIC AT SUNY POTSDAM, an All-Steinway School, seeks a full-time Senior Piano Technician to maintain the school’s inventory of approximately 150 instruments. For full position information and to apply, visit https://employment.potsdam.edu/postings/4646.


VANGUARD PIANO SERVICE is looking for Full-time and Part-time technicians in Saint Louis and Kansas City. Flexible schedule, competitive pay, and benefits. VanguardPianoService.comContact Ashley, Office@vanguardpianoservice.com314-690-5177.

GROWING DEALER/REBUILDER OPPORTUNITIES. CUNNINGHAM PIANO COMPANY is one of the oldest and most respected rebuilders in the industry. We are also growing in everything we do, including outside service, new piano preparation, various elements of rebuilding. Currently Yamaha Dealer of the Year, a Bösendorfer dealer for many decades, and a premier rebuilder, we would like for you to grow with us. Please send your resume to piano@cunninghampiano.com - or call Rich Galassini at 215-991-0834, direct line. www.cunninghampiano.com.

Service

PROFESSIONAL  KEYBOARD SERVICES. Tops w/fronts -starting at $235. Plastic sharps-starting at $100. Keybushings starting at $150. 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:curtisreso.com; E-mail:kenneth@curtisreso.com.

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 PianoTunerWebsites.com 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 Leoholder3@yahoo.com.

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. debra.legg@gmail.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, ray@ronsen-hammer.com, www.ronsenhammer.com.

BESIDES TOP NOTCH GERMAN KEYTOP replacement, quick service and affordable pricing ($305) 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 www.keytops.net.

PIANO KEY RESTORATION SINCE 1994. German Tops w/Fronts - $250.00, 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, www.walkerpiano.com E-mail: kirk@walkerpiano.com.

Training

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.

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 www.nypianotuningschool.com for more information.  NYSOPT is registered with the New York State Department of Education.

PIANO TECHNOLOGY AT NORTH BENNET STREET SCHOOL. Build your career in piano technology with our two Full-Time, nine-month 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. Master 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 nbss.edu/piano or contact admissions@nbss.edu.

Wanted

WANTED: MASON & HAMLIN GRAND/BABY. Nationwide pick-up and fast payment.


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 SteinwayHunter@gmail.com.

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

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