Glossary of Technical Terms

Asociación Mundial de Luthiers

Worldwide Association of technicians in musical instrument construction, tuning, repair, regulation, and rebuilding

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Technical terms for tools, parts, and processes in each language, dialect, and idiolect for piano technicians and luthiers of all musical instruments by Roy E Howard, Ph.D.

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References

"Pianos Inside Out" by Mario Igrec http://www.pianosinsideout.com

Francisco (Paco) Morales Font, RPT. de Puerto Rico https://www.facebook.com/PacoPianosPR?fref=ts

Christopher Smith Illustrations "The Piano Deconstructed" http://www.piano.christophersmit.com/index.html

Sheehan of Leicester http://www.sheehans.com/acoustic-piano-glossary.php

The Piano Book. Copyright © 2014 Larry Fine. http://www.pianobuyer.com/fall12/

PACE (Professionals Advance through Continuing Education) by Bill Spurlock, 2008. Piano Technician’s Guild, Kansas City, Kansas http://www.ptg.org

Piano Parts and Their Functions. Copyright © 1977 The Piano Technicians Guild, Seattle, WA Compiled by Merle H. Mason