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We were recently featured in a news segment on a local ABC news affiliate in Portland, Oregon. It highlighted our piano restoration and rebuilding efforts, and was entitled:

A labor of love: ‘Completely redoing a piano is kind of where my heart is’

We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to involve one of our customer’s family story in the feature, which really helped to illustrate how important it is to us to help our customers “Continue The Story” of music in their lives. “We’ve had this piano in our family for 91 years, and my mother is 91 years old coincidentally,” explained the owner of this beautiful piece of history. After all these year, the piano is being given to the original owner’s grandson as a wedding gift!

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After weeks of refinishing, re-stringing, regulating the action, tuning and all manner of detailed attentions – we were privileged to have the whole family present for the unveiling. It was such a thrill to see how happy they are will their newly restored piano.

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For more than 10 years we have serviced families, schools, students, teachers and professional musicians in telling their story of music in the world. In addition to our local piano tuning, repair, evaluation and appraisal work, we have a growing number of customers from all over the United States for piano rebuilding, refinishing and restoration. We just started work on a 115-year-old piano that was shipped to us from the United Kingdom!

Artisan Piano Services "Restoration Center"

Artisan Piano Services “Restoration Center”

For a number of years Artisan Piano Services has provided full restoration services for our customers. Over the last several months our Restoration Center has been located in Sandy, Oregon.

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We have now moved our Restoration Center to just a couple of blocks from our office.

Welcome!

Welcome!

Here are some before pictures of the space we will be using for our new piano stringing area.

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We are grateful for this new space because it will make it more convenient for our technicians, and will enable us to better serve our customers.

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Because Artisan Piano Services is always looking for ways to better serve our customers – We are pleased to announce that our customers can now schedule appointments online for piano tuning, repair, cleaning, appraisals or to estimate a full piano restoration!

Just press the button at the top right of every page of our website to be taken to an easy to use form. Our friendly staff will follow up with you right away!

To be sure – You can still just call or email us anytime!

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“Before”

The home office of Artisan Piano Services has been located for a number of years at

3030 SE 10th Avenue, Portland OR 97202.

Before The Remodel

Before The Remodel

From here our office staff has been able schedule piano tunings, repairs, cleanings and appraisals.

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Preparing the New Space

It has served us well, but it has become increasingly cramped for our needs. Over time it became clear that we needed more space for our technicians to spread out and make room for more repair work.

The New Doorway

The New Doorway

In October this year we were given the opportunity to enlarge our office and piano workshop area by almost 3 times its original size. Notice the sliding French doors made by David Hayes!

AFter Inside Office door 2We were able to knock out the wall to the office and open up the other space for our workshop.

After New Work Area

We now have four new work benches and a staging area for our customers to be able see their newly completed rebuilt and restored pianos.

From our remodeled office we are able to coordinate the activities of all of our piano technicians in both our Portland, Oregon and Bellevue, Washington locations, and better serve the needs of our customers with piano repair needs.

Welcome to our new Office and Workshop!

Welcome to our new Office and Workshop!

Come by and see what we’ve done to the place – We’ll have coffee ready for you!

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“After”

Services

Piano Tuning

 

Piano Restoration

 

Cleaning and Repair

 

Consulting & Appraisals

 

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