membranophone musical instruments maker


Membranophone musical instruments makers create and assemble parts to make membranophone instruments to specified instructions or diagrams. They stretch and attach the membrane to the frame of the instrument, test the quality and inspect the finished instrument.

Scope notes

Includes people producing smaller musical instruments or accesories such as metronomes, tuning forks or musical boxes.

Alternative label

  • friction drum maker

  • tubular drum maker

  • membranophone musical instrument craftsman

  • membranophone musical instruments builder

  • drum maker

  • swazzle maker

  • frame drum maker

  • kazoo maker

  • membranophone musical instrument assembler

  • mirliton maker

  • kettle drum maker

  • membranophone musical instrument craftswoman

  • membranophone musical instrument production worker

  • membranophone musical instrument constructor

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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