Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Piano tuners and "Setting the pin"

"Setting the pin" is all part of the "Hammer" (tuning lever) technique that must be learned by all piano tuners. It is a process of overturning the note and pushing it back to a stable position. It has nothing to do with hammering the pins into the block. There should always be enough "gription" inherent in the block as it surrounds the pin.