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  • 1) Tunes wood and fiberglass bars used in marimbas and xylophones, metal bars used in bell-lyras and vibraharps, and metal rods used in electronic carillons and tuning forks, using machines and handtools: Strikes bar with mallet and compares tone with tuned block or stroboscope.

  • 2) When tuning wood and fiberglass bars, removes wood and fiberglass with bandsaw and smooths bar with sanding machine or by hand until specified tone is obtained.

  • 3) When tuning metal bars and rods, removes metal with machine grinder and with hand files and scrapers to obtain specified tone.

  • 4) May assemble bars onto instruments.

  • 5) May be designated according to tuning operation performed as Harmonic Tuner; Octave Tuner.




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Job Number: 11553