Author archive for Mike Novak

  • Jul012020

    Baby Blue Wurlitzer 200a

    Baby blue has been a popular finish for us lately and it’s no secret why: they look stunning! As with…

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  • Jun192020

    Custom Walnut Clavinet D6

    This build is certainly one of the most ambitious we have attempted, and we couldn’t be happier with the results!…

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  • May292020

    Quarantine Wurlitzer 200

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  • Oct042019

    Custom Shop: Gator Skin Suitcase Mark II 88

    An alligator on the loose in Chicago! In mid July, someone released a live 5 foot alligator into the lagoons…

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  • Jul232019

    An In-Depth look at the Helpinstill Roadmaster Mark II

    Considering an instrument that weighs over 200lbs to be “portable” is a bit of a stretch, but here we have…

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  • May052019

    Custom Shop: Teal Fender Rhodes Suitcase 73

    We never gave this tolex any serious consideration until it was requested by our client. Seeing is believing and we…

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  • Apr182019

    Custom Shop: Black Wurlitzer 145B

    An elegant customization of an iconic tube powered Wurlitzer! Often times the pianos we get in the shop look like…

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  • Feb132019

    Rare Breed: Green Pickup Fender Rhodes MKI Stage Piano

    We thought this was curious enough to share – a Fender Rhodes stage piano with a full set of green…

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