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Latest Blog Posts for Tune a Piano Yourself Blog

  • Tuning Apps Reach a Veteran Tuner
    on Apr 26, 2015
    I came across this story about, Dennis Gibbons, a 40-year veteran piano tuner at the Chicago Tribune. It is a nice story which you can read for yourself. But one thing that struck me is that he's using a tuning app on his smart phone to do his work!
  • Software Tuners for Piano Tuning
    on Jan 5, 2013
    I prefer a physical, hardware tuner for its simplicity. However, there are many software options for laptops and handhelds should you prefer them, from the simple to fully-featured tuning software for professional tuners. Software piano tuning...
  • New Piano Tuning Infographic
    on Dec 29, 2012
    We have introduced a new visual aid to our main page, our piano tuning tutorial. We have summarized the basic steps of piano tuning into a helpful infographic. It is only a summary, an overview, a mere outline...frankly, the infographic is woefully...
  • Solo Piano, NYC
    on Dec 13, 2012
    This a powerful little piece for those who love pianos. It documents the final days of a piano abandoned on a New York City sidewalk. Just watch.
  • Additional Piano Tuning Tools
    on Dec 10, 2012
    The lever, an electronic tuner, and a few mutes are all you need to begin tuning. However, several additional mutes are available to make the job easier. Temperament strip in position. Temperament Strip The t...
  • Piano Disposal
    on Aug 17, 2012
    Do not read this post if you are a piano fan with a weak stomach. Sadly, a problem for our modern age is how dispose of an old piano. The piano is not the must-have living room item for the middle class that it once was. The size and weight make the...
  • Praise of the Pinafore
    on Jul 7, 2012
    It's time the piano I tune in the tutorial gets a little spotlight of its own. It has served me well as an instrument of learning as well as music. My piano is made by Gulbransen. Gulbransen is a long-standing piano and organ manufacturer with over a...
  • Update: Self-tuning Piano
    on Jul 5, 2012
    Don Gilmore's self-tuning piano, which we blogged about here, is featured at Popular Science.
  • Banana Piana
    on Jun 10, 2012
    Hey, it's a piano made of bananas! Actually it's a keyboard made of bananas, attached to a synthesizer of some sort, as you can see in the video. The excitement here isn't the music being made. The key to the excitement is in the bananas themselves.
  • Anatomy of a Tuning Pin
    on Jun 2, 2012
    What is so special about a tuning lever? The tuning lever is the central tool of the piano tuning profession. Its primary virtue is that it properly fits the tuning pins. It is the tuning pin that that's the prima donna of this show. Let's have a lo...
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