Guitarmaking: Tradition and Technology: A Complete Reference for the Design & Construction of the Steel-String Folk Guitar & the Classical Guitar, Page 2. Guitarmaking has ratings and 5 reviews. Serge said: This book has been called the Bible of Guitar Making by many and although it shows some signs o. Guitarmaking Tradition & Technology. Item No. 18BGMT. By: William Cumpiano and John Natelson. A complete reference for the design and construction of the.
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A very comprehensive book that explains in excellent detail the steps required to construct two types of acoustic guitars.
A complete reference for the design and construction of the steel-string folk guitar and the classical guitar.
The introduction says right off the bat not to use hide glue Hailed by Guitar Player magazine as perhaps the finest book on guitars ever produced,” and by Booklist as “a Rolls Royce of construction guidebooks,” this impressive volume is the first book of its kind to describe in depth how both steel-string and classical guitars are actually designed and built.
Created a one of a kind guitar using the Guitarmaking reference I bought this book for my brother who is a woodworker and makes a lot of novelty items and wanted to make a guitar.
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A comprehensive bibliography; a list of tools, materials, and supply sources; and a full index complete this uniquely authoritative reference – and essential acquisition – for guitar and craft enthusiasts, woodworkers, and students of instrument making everywhere.
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Bob rated it really liked it Jul 15, Both type are described simlutaneously with the differences between two being called out in the instructions. The price may be the seller’s own price elsewhere or another seller’s price. Account Options Sign in. It thoroughly and concisely takes you through guitar building step by step, with great illustrations.
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With over photographs and illustrations, historical and technical notes, a bibliography, list of materials and suppliers, and a full index, this will prove to be an essential acquisition for guitar and craft enthusiasts.
Coleman Sawyer rated it it was amazing Dec 20, The holy bible for guitar builders. It is most definitely geared for production shops with advanced knowledge and even metal work. This can’t be the only book on building an acoustic guitar you will need but it should be your first. It exclusively uses the traditional and time-tested method employed by the author. It has a chapter dedicated to b Recommended by a Veteran Luthier, this edition seems dated though does provide both the historical process that is the modern day guitar as well as the technical process.
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Meticulous detail is presented throughout and I believe that if you have the time to invest in such an endeavor This book has been called the “Bible of Guitar Making” by many and although it shows some signs of age, the concept guitarmsking execution are brilliant. Tradition and Technology by William Cumpiano. Overall this is a must read for anyone interested in Luthiers and what goes into creating a hand made instrument.
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Preview — Guitarmaking by William Cumpiano. Paperbackpages. If your goal is to build world class instruments you owe it to yourself to explore additional methods, and you will need to spend time studying with experienced luthiers. A minor nit but there it is. Guitarmaking, tradition and technology: Just your basic by hand, truly one of a kind guitar building. Saurabh rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Refresh and try again.
See details for additional description. Teaches both the insides and outs of Classical Guitars and Steel String acoustics. James F Quilty rated it really liked it Mar 03, No advanced techniques and described. Books Golden Books Staff. He lives in Philadephia. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
This is an excellent text for any aspiring luthiers, students of the craft, or as a shop manual.
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A comprehensive bibliography; a list of tools, materials, and supply sources; and a full index complete this uniquely authoritative reference — and essential acquisition — for guitar and craft enthusiasts, woodworkers, and students of instrument making everywhere. Books by William Cumpiano. Learning the history is even more important.
A comprehensive bibliography; a list of tools, materials, and supply techbology and a full index complete this uniquely authoritative reference — and essential acquisition — for guitar and craft enthusiasts, woodworkers, and students of instrument making everywhere.
Even so it is good to have another perspective with alternative solutions to common construction issues.