Profession stringed musical instrument maker
Stringed musical instrument makers create and assemble parts to create stringed instruments according to specified instructions or diagrams. They sand wood, measure and attach strings, test quality of strings and inspect the finished instrument.
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- Musical instruments
The different musical instruments, their ranges, timbre, and possible combinations.
The process of working with metals to create individual parts, assemblies, or large-scale structures.
- Organic building materials
The types and processing of organic materials to build products or parts of products.
- Tuning techniques
Tuning pitches and techniques and musical temperaments for the various instruments.
- 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.
- Repair musical instruments
Attach new strings, fix frames or replace broken parts of musical instruments.
- 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.
- Maintain musical instruments
Check and maintain musical instruments.
- Assemble musical instrument parts
Assemble parts together such as the body, strings, buttons, keys, and others to create the final musical instrument.
- Create musical instrument parts
Design and create parts such as keys, reeds, bows, and others for musical instruments.
- Tune stringed musical instruments
Tune any parts of stringed musical instruments that are off-key, by using various tuning techniques.
- Decorate musical instruments
Create designs on musical instruments by using methods such as embossing, piercing, painting, woodworking, weaving, and other methods.
- Restore musical instruments
Restore old musical instruments to their original condition and conserve them in that state.