Profession wind musical instrument maker
Wind musical instrument makers create and assemble parts to make wind instruments according to specified instructions and diagrams. They measure and cut the tubing for the resonator, assemble parts such as braces, slides, valves, piston, bell heads and mouth pieces, test and inspect the finished instrument.
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- 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.
- Musical instruments
The different musical instruments, their ranges, timbre, and possible combinations.
- Organic building materials
The types and processing of organic materials to build products or parts of products.
- Repair musical instruments
Attach new strings, fix frames or replace broken parts of musical instruments.
- Decorate musical instruments
Create designs on musical instruments by using methods such as embossing, piercing, painting, woodworking, weaving, and other methods.
- 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.
- Create musical instrument parts
Design and create parts such as keys, reeds, bows, and others for musical instruments.
- 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.
- Produce wind musical instrument components
Choose the appropriate materials and tools, and build the different components of wind musical instruments such as key mechanisms, leadpipes, bells and mouthpieces.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
Optional knowledge and skillscut metal products technical drawings metalworking musical instrument accessories conservation techniques identify customer's needs use welding equipment acoustics trade in musical instruments evaluate restoration procedures stain wood estimate value of musical instruments types of wood metal smoothing technologies analyse the need for technical resources estimate restoration costs tend lathe ensure correct metal temperature history of musical instruments restore musical instruments metal forming technologies pass on trade techniques design musical instruments select restoration activities verify product specifications woodturning apply restoration techniques create smooth wood surface manipulate wood
Source: Sisyphus ODB