Thomson Piano Works
Serving Northern New Jersey with piano
restoration, sales, storage, tuning & repair

Specializing in complete in-home service, action regulation and replacement, hand-crafted restorations including custom rebuilding and refinishing of fine and unique grand and upright pianos for discriminating piano owners, estimates of damage and repair, and appraisals. At our well-equipped rebuilding shop in Dover, New Jersey, the pianos we service are meticulously restored to original factory specifications. We also maintain a selection of fine restored and used instruments for sale.

We are open during the COVID-19 crisis. Please read our in-home service protocol

In-Home Service

  • acoustic piano tuning
  • major and minor repairs to internal works
  • minor action regulation
  • pedal system repairs
  • tuning pin stabilization
  • minor case repairs and touch ups
  • case polishing and detailing
  • interior cleaning
  • individual ivory key top repair
  • plastic key top replacement
  • Dampp-chaser humidity system installed & maintained


Fine restored grand and upright pianos including:

  • Steinway & Sons
  • Mason & Hamlin
  • Bechstein
  • Baldwin
  • Yamaha
  • Chickering

Piano Storage

  • Doing home remodeling work?
  • Moving and need temporary storage?
  • Temporarily transferred for work?
  • Need a place to store your family heirloom?


  • fine adjustment of existing grand or upright actions for touch and tone
  • complete or partial action replacement
  • complete action restoration:
    • voicing of hammers
    • key bed felt replacement
    • Damper regulation
    • Damper felt replacement


Complete piano restoration including:

  • refinishing
  • restringing and rescaling
  • pinblock replacement
  • sound board restoration
  • plate re-guilding
  • action restoration
  • key top restoration
  • hardware re-plating

Estimates & Appraisals

  • for replacement value or resale
  • for damage and/or repair
  • for insurance purposes
  • before you buy a used piano
Steinway B restored by Thomson Piano Works.
Pianos for sale at the Piano Shop
1913 Knabe Grand Piano, restored by Thomson Piano Works
1913 Steinway & Sons Model A grand piano, Restored by Thomson Piano Works
c.1958 Rippen Aluminum Grand Piano, restored by Thomson Piano Works
1930 Pleyel Model F grand piano, painted by Jean Dunand (1877-1942), restored by Thomson Piano Works
Gabler grand piano, Restored by Thomson Piano Works
Charles Steiff Grand Piano, restored by Thomson Piano Works
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