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The Luthier's Handbook
 
 
 
 
A Guide to Building Great Tone in Acoustic Stringed Instruments
Series: Book
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Format: Softcover
Author: Roger H. Siminoff
 
An essential item for the instrument builder, The Luthier's Handbook explores the secrets and science behind making good-sounding acoustic stringed instruments. Renowned author Roger H. Siminoff brings to the table more than four decades of luthiery experience and shares the time-tested philosophies, tips and technology of the craft. As the ideal complement to other books on building instruments, this text describes the structural and acoustical attributes of air chambers; what to listen for when tap-tuning; selecting a good piece of wood; placement of the braces and tone bars and how to tune them; how to select the right strings; what to consider in bridge design concepts; and much more. Includes a free String Gauge Calculator for determining the right set of strings.
 
$24.99 (US)
Inventory #HL 00330538
ISBN: 9780634014680
UPC: 073999894196
Width: 8.5"
Length: 11.0"
96 pages
 
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