Piano String Basics And How They Affect Piano Tuning

Piano tuning may sometimes include maintenance for the piano's mechanism (such as worn hammers and felt pads), but it mainly involves the piano's strings. The strings are the part of the instrument that controls the pitch of each note, so the strings are the parts that need to be adjusted to ensure notes are in tune. Here are some of the basics of how strings work and what that means for piano tuning.