Profession piano maker
Piano makers create and assemble parts to make pianos according to specified instructions or diagrams. They sand wood, tune, test and inspect the finished instrument.
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The process of working with metals to create individual parts, assemblies, or large-scale structures.
- Musical instruments materials
The characteristics of composite materials, felts, glues, leathers and skins, metals and precious metals, woods and wood derivatives to create musical instruments.
- Musical instruments
The different musical instruments, their ranges, timbre, and possible combinations.
- Tuning techniques
Tuning pitches and techniques and musical temperaments for the various instruments.
- Restore musical instruments
Restore old musical instruments to their original condition and conserve them in that state.
- Create smooth wood surface
Shave, plane and sand wood manually or automatically to produce a smooth surface.
- Apply a protective layer
Apply a layer of protective solutions such as permethrine to protect the product from damage such as corrosion, fire or parasites, using a spray gun or paintbrush.
- Sand wood
Use sanding machines or hand tools to remove paint or other substances from the surface of the wood, or to smoothen and finish the wood.
- Join wood elements
Bind wooden materials together using a variety of techniques and materials. Determine the optimal technique to join the elements, like stapling, nail, gluing or screwing. Determine the correct work order and make the joint.
- Produce piano components
Choose the appropriate materials and tools, and build the different piano parts such as frames, pedal mechanisms, keyboards and strings.
- Assemble musical instrument parts
Assemble parts together such as the body, strings, buttons, keys, and others to create the final musical instrument.
- Maintain musical instruments
Check and maintain musical instruments.
- Create musical instrument parts
Design and create parts such as keys, reeds, bows, and others for musical instruments.
- Tune keyboard music instruments
Tune any parts of keyboard musical instruments that are off-key, by using various tuning techniques.
- Repair musical instruments
Attach new strings, fix frames or replace broken parts of musical instruments.
- Manipulate wood
Manipulate the properties, shape and size of wood.