..This is your TAP TONE Scale... at your fingertips
..These are the Tap Tone values that are used to fine tune the various parts of the Violin.
..I recommend that these values be used carefully to achieve the instrument's potential.
 ..This wood property is generated by a tap with the second knuckle of the middle finger or by any spruce or similar wood tapping tool. Let your tapper tool bounce off the surface you are adjusting, in order to get a 'clean' sound. (see 'useful tools' section.)
..Your goal is listen for the lowest part of the Tap Sound (ignore the high overtones).
..These recordings are made with my latest Tap Tone Wood Reference Tool at my violin shop in Salem, Oregon, USA October, 2017 A.D.
Revised 3/2018
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..Click here to hear (30) seconds of 198 HZ Wood Tone Recording..
..Click here to hear (30) seconds of 213 HZ Wood Tone Recording..
..Click here to hear (30) seconds of 242 HZ Wood Tone Recording..
..Click here to hear (30) seconds of 162 HZ Wood Tone Recording..
..Click here to hear (30) seconds of 176 HZ Wood Tone Recording..
..Click here to hear (30) seconds of 287 HZ Wood Tone Recording..
..Used to tune the following Violin Parts:
>String Bar of the Tail Piece; Between the D and E pegs of the peg box.
>Bridge; Chin Rest; End Pin; Nut; Back Plate; Ribs; Saddle; Sound Holes; Sound Post; Tuning Pegs; Neck Scroll, all around its shape; Tail Piece; Tail Gut.
>Bass Bar; Fingerboard; Neck; Top Plate.
> At the G peg of the peg box, following all around toward the heel.
> At the A peg of the peg box.
>If you here this Tap Tone, (or below), you have a part that is tuned too low!
..Click here to hear (30) seconds of 252 HZ Wood Tone Recording..
>G peg box position, and end of scroll heel.
..Click here to hear (30) seconds of 227 HZ Wood Tone Recording..
> D peg box position.
..Click here to hear (30) seconds of 188 HZ Wood Tone Recording..
> Top and Side Tap of Fingerboard; and base of neck at button.
Video showing acoustical tuning of bass bar, ribs, plates with new tap tone tool...