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Having bought a piano - way out of tune - and being interested in knowing how things work, I found this a fascinating book. The author seems to have managed to put several lifetime's wisdom into one easily readable volume.
But don't kid yourself that one quick read will make you an expert piano tuner - "there is no better way to improving your tuning efficiency than to tune several different pianos a day, five or six days a week" is one of the author's tips.
After several days of work [plus the aid of an electronic frequency meter accurate to 1 in 10**6], I have improved my piano somewhat but it is still way off what a professional tuner would achieve in a couple… Mehr dazu
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If you don't know much about valve amplifiers ['valve' = 'tube' in USA], you will learn a lot by reading this book, which starts from the basics. It is generally readable and easy to understand. In addition to theory, it also covers some very practical aspects the practical [how to cut metal, how to solder, and so on]. The author's style is highly enthusiatic but came across to me as being slightly amateurish.
Its focus is on hi-fi audio amplifiers - it does not touch on valve guitar amplifiers.
What I liked most was the author's down-to earth common sense approach, which he evidently acquired through his training at the BBC. [no nonsense about gold plating your mains… Mehr dazu