Custom Shop

  • 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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  • Mar272020

    Custom Shop: 1973 Ivory Stereophonic Satellite

    A sublime combo that sounds just as good as it looks: 1973 Fender Rhodes Mark I in Ivory tolex with…

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  • Feb162020

    Custom Shop: MIDI Mark II *Sparkletop* Suitcase

    A Classic Rhodes get’s a Custom Shop Overhaul. This Mark II Suitcase 88 was manufactured in 1980 and is a…

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  • Jan202020

    Baby Blue Beauty!

    Here’s a new variation on a past favorite from the workshop: Baby Blue Wurlitzer 206A. This custom baby blue Wurlitzer…

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  • Dec242019

    Custom Shop – Crimson Red Wurlitzer 200

    Crimson Red and Crushed Velvet – a tantalizing combo! Happy holidays from CEPCo! Here we have a beautiful 200 model…

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  • Dec202019

    FOR SALE: Ivory Piano Bass

    Up for Sale is this fully restored 1979/1980 Piano Bass with custom Ivory Tolex. Along with the Ivory facelift, we…

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  • Nov112019

    Custom Shop: “Deep Space” Smart Chop Wurlitzer 214A

    The “Deep Space” Sparkletop Wurlitzer is out of this world! Here’s the latest from our Custom Shop earlier this year.…

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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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  • Sep082019

    Custom Shop: A Tribute to the Original Goldtop

    Check out this gorgeous tribute from our Custom Shop! This 1975 Rhodes Suitcase was inspired by the early Fender Rhodes…

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  • Aug202019

    Custom Shop: Wurlitzer “Pelham-Teal?”

    Pelham Blue? Pelham Teal? …Turquoise?  Stunning! Here’s a look at one of our most recent Custom Shop Wurlitzers. We fell in…

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  • Jun092019

    Custom Shop: Baby Blue Satellite

    We think you might enjoy this one! I’ll try not to say too much about the restoration blah blah blah…

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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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  • Apr202019

    The Whammy Clavinet

    Whammy Clavinet: The Funkiest way to Funk up your Funky Funk. This is such an incredible upgrade for the Clavinet…

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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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  • Jan052019

    Custom Shop: “Sea Foam” Fender Rhodes Mark I Stage 73 Satellite

    CEPCo catches another gnarly wave! Surf’s up! These Sea Foam Rhodes are some of our favorite custom shop creations from…

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  • Dec192018

    Wurltizer “Smart Chop” Console Modification

    Here’s the latest design from our custom shop: The “Smart Chop.”   For years clients have asked us to modify…

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  • Oct292018

    Custom Shop: Fiesta Red Wurlitzer 200

    Here’s a glimpse at a Wurlitzer customization from earlier this summer. This “Fiesta Red” Wurlitzer 200 was restored with our…

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  • Oct292018

    Custom Shop: White Rhodes and Marshall Amp Combo

    We’ve been busy with so many customizations that we don’t have the time to write much about all of them……

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  • Aug032018

    CEPCo T-Shirt Pre-Sale!

    New T-Shirt Design! Pre-Order Yours Today! Click Here to be Redirected to the Pre-Order We’re getting ready to screen print…

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  • Jul272018

    FOR SALE: Custom Shop Seafoam Rhodes Mark I Suitcase

      Update: This Piano Sold. Please visit our for sale page for upcoming restorations. Surfs Up! Here’s our latest Custom Shop…

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  • Jun182018

    Find Your Dream Rhodes at CEPCo

    Our goal is to restore the Rhodes of your dreams! For some, that dream Rhodes is simply a 1975 Rhodes…

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  • Apr262018

    FOR SALE: “Knotty Fiesta” Piano Bass

    Here’s our latest custom Rhodes creation from The Chicago Electric Piano Co. : This Piano Bass gets back to the…

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  • Jan122018

    Custom Fender Rhodes Mark I 54

      Here is one of the most ambitious –and definitely the nerdiest– custom restorations that we have ever attempted: A custom…

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  • Nov222017

    MIDI Rhodes: Custom Glam-Sparkletop

    Here’s a custom Rhodes that we’re not going to forget! Inspired by their “Grape Sparkle” Gretsch Penguin guitar, we were…

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  • Oct212017

    Custom Rhodes: “Lunar Dark Star”

    Things are beginning to settle from our move over to the Treehouse Records building on Cicero Avenue. Here’s a look…

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  • Oct192017

    Rhodes Mark I Suitcase 88 Restoration Feature

    While moving between buildings, we started reposing some of our favorite blog posts during our time at our previous space labeled…

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  • Aug252017

    Custom Shop: Wurlitzer 106P — Studious Amplifiers Collaboration *RE-Run*

    Have a look–and listen–to the latest Wurlitzer 106P Restoration from our Custom Shop: RE-Run Alert! We’re uploading a previous blog…

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  • Aug232017

    Custom Shop: Baby Blue Wurlitzer 206A *RE-Run*

    Here’s the latest custom Wurlitzer from our workshop: The Baby Blue Wurli 206A! RE-Run Alert! We’re in the process of…

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  • Jun012017

    Custom Shop: Surf Green Rhodes Mark I Stage 73

    The tide is coming back in! …Or is it going out? What’s best for riding that dream wave anyway? ? ?…

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  • Apr122017

    FOR SALE: Custom MIDI Rhodes Suitcase 88

      Up for sale is this Customized MIDI Rhodes Mark I Suitcase 88, restored by The Chicago Electric Piano Company. This piano…

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  • Apr122017

    FOR SALE: 1975 Rhodes Mark I *Stereophonic Satellite* 88

    Here’s the latest custom amplifier from our workshop! After a series of custom Wurlitzer amplifiers we finally decided to dream…

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  • Feb082017

    Custom Shop: “Champagne Cowboy” Rhodes

    Here is a glimpse of the latest Custom Shop Rhodes from The Chicago Electric Piano Company: Did we finally go over…

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  • Feb032017

    Custom Shop: Tweed & Walnut Special!

    There goes another one of my favorites! Tweed and Walnut Special! If you look closely this one might look familiar……

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  • Nov232016

    FOR SALE: Red Wurlitzer 200 Eletric Piano

    Just in time for Thanksgiving! Here’s the latest from our custom shop: We restored this stunning vintage instrument with with…

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  • Oct072016

    Custom Shop: The Black and Brown Suitcase

    There goes another stunning custom Rhodes! Have a look at the “Black and Brown” Rhodes Suitcase:

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  • Aug312016

    Fender Bandmaster and Mark I Restoration

    How about this for a dream rig? ? ? There goes an amazing pairing from our workshop! We just wrapped…

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  • Aug142016

    FOR SALE: Custom “Sea Foam” Rhodes Stage 73

    Here’s another beautiful Custom Rhodes from our Custom Shop! Surfs Up! Another Custom Shop Rhodes restoration up for sale! This…

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  • Aug142016

    FOR SALE: Custom “Blue Sky Sparkle” Rhodes Suitcase 73

    Here’s the latest Custom Shop Rhodes from our workshop. This one was upgraded to eleven! [Update: This piano has sold.…

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  • Apr112016

    FOR SALE: Custom White Wurlitzer 214A

    Here’s the latest from our Custom Shop: The White Wurlitzer 214A–upgraded to eleven! Here’s the latest stunning White Wurlitzer with…

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  • Nov232015

    FOR SALE: Rhodes “Silver Satellite” Janus I

    Here is the latest from our Custom Shop: The Rhodes Mark I “Silver Satellite” 73…

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