Gamelan Encinal

An American Aluminum Gamelan Ensemble

Instrument Build Journal 3

The next step in the process was to build and fine tune the 32 aluminum keys. The Harrison / Colvig instrument has a deviation of 2 cents. We did our best to keep this instrument within 1 cent. A tedious process, but the payoff is totally worth it. The process took about 5 days of work.

 Keys cut and stacked - did I mention width to length of each key is a 4:1 ratio?

Keys cut and stacked - did I mention width to length of each key is a 4:1 ratio?