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 materials
The characteristics of composite materials, felts, glues, leathers and skins, metals and precious metals, woods and wood derivatives to create musical instruments.
- Organic building materials
The types and processing of organic materials to build products or parts of products.
- 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.
The process of working with metals to create individual parts, assemblies, or large-scale structures.
- Assemble musical instrument parts
Assemble parts together such as the body, strings, buttons, keys, and others to create the final musical instrument.
- Repair musical instruments
Attach new strings, fix frames or replace broken parts of musical instruments.
- Tune stringed musical instruments
Tune any parts of stringed musical instruments that are off-key, by using various tuning techniques.
- Create musical instrument parts
Design and create parts such as keys, reeds, bows, and others for 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.
- Restore musical instruments
Restore old musical instruments to their original condition and conserve them in that state.
- Decorate musical instruments
Create designs on musical instruments by using methods such as embossing, piercing, painting, woodworking, weaving, and other methods.
- Maintain musical instruments
Check and maintain musical instruments.
Optional knowledge and skillsevaluate restoration procedures types of spring produce harp components identify customer's needs chemistry sales promotion techniques produce violin bows play musical instruments stain wood technical drawings set up the controller of a machine apply restoration techniques types of wood types of violins types of strings design musical instruments types of guitars conservation techniques produce violin components musical instrument accessories dye wood join wood elements 3d modelling trade in musical instruments estimate value of musical instruments manipulate wood pass on trade techniques verify product specifications create smooth wood surface sand wood estimate restoration costs history of musical instruments acoustics select restoration activities produce guitar components wood cuts
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