Ann Arbor Pinball Museum Wants to Open!

A project in Northville, MI by Clay Harrell

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The soon-to-open Ann Arbor Pinball Museum needs some building upgrades, and we could use help from the Kickstarter pinball community.
Backers: 238
Average Pledge Per Backer: $43

Funded: $10,338 of $5,000
Dates: Jul 30th -> Aug 29th (30 days)
Project By: Clay Harrell
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Latest News

Bar area updated

August 23rd - via:
The original tile on the front of the 24 foot bar was a mess. It was a mix of different tile from a different time and world. We removed that early in the project, hoping for a different look. We went with a ledge stone. It was easy to apply and... (Read More)

Interior Painting

August 20th - via:
With the drywall hung, taped, mud and sanded, it's time for paint. The pictures below show the new drywall skins primed. Also the wayne wood was added to the lower section of the front walls. Why add that? Well that was Mike's idea, to save some time... (Read More)

Drywall hanging!

August 13th - via:
Work has started on new drywall for the interior front and rear areas of the museum. This covers up a lot of prior walling compositions that frankly were quite ugly. The new drywall skin will give the facility a fresher look and a good surface for... (Read More)

Concrete Floor Grinding

August 11th - via:
There are several areas of the VFW that had worn out flooring. The main sections are the two “wings” of the main room, each 15′ wide and 61′ long. These had poor condition carpet, which we removed. But left behind is the carpet glue (mastic)... (Read More)

Thanks to you we hit the mark!

August 4th - via:
WOW and thank you all for your support, we hit the mark! We really appreciate this. And if we can keep going, additional funds go towards getting new flooring for the wings of the main room (VCT tile), new windows, and re-modeling the (really!)... (Read More)

Interior Demolition Complete!

August 3rd - via:
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August 2nd - via:
My first update here. Been just a few days since the launch, but things seem to be going well. Lots of demo work at the museum. It's coming along quite well. Below are some pictures... Above Mike and Steve are doing de-construction work to open up... (Read More)

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