• Marimba Maintenance

    From r_dannelley@hotmail.com@21:1/5 to Kurt Taylor Gaubatz on Tue Apr 21 16:09:36 2020
    Mineral oil... it may effect the tuning but the wood may split someday if it is not fed

    On Monday, July 10, 1995 at 1:00:00 AM UTC-6, Kurt Taylor Gaubatz wrote:
    Does anyone have any advice about proper care for an old rosewood marimba (1920's)?
    Should the wood be treated with anything, or does that risk affecting tone/tuning?

    While we are on the subject, the bottom octave of my marimba could use tuning (the fundamentals are ok, but the overtones are a little funky) does anyone have
    recommendations/experiences with marimba tuners?




    Kurt Taylor Gaubatz email: gaubatz@leland.stanford.edu Assistant Professor office: 415-723-2613 Dept. of Political Science fax: 415-723-1808 Stanford University
    Stanford, CA 94305-2044


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