This consist of a set of woden bars with resonators. The bars are struck with mallets to produce musical tones. The bars are arranged as those of a piano, with the accidentals raised vertically and overlapping the natural bars to aid the performer both visually and physically. This instrument is a type ofxylophone, but with broader and lower tonal range and resonators.
Step 1: First Step
Step 2: The Wooden Keyboard
The "Palo Rosa" was choosen because is easy to work with, is durable and this wood produces a peculiar sound.
Step 3: The Wood Resonance Box
At the end of the box has an end wax that helps the sound prolongation.
Step 4: The Material of the Sticks
The material of the sticks is wood of maple or rattan.
Step 5: The Marimba Table
This process is very long and complicated because the wood is very delicate and for the marimba has a good sound has to be a good job.