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This is a practical introduction to the art and skills of making classical guitars. It takes the reader through each stage, giving instruction on materials and tools, the making of each component and the assembly procedure. There are guidelines on making tools, innovative methods of construction and alternative methods of woodworking techniques. There is a chapter on steelstrung guitars and sophisticated techniques for further guitar-making and repair work.
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The Guitar Maker’s Workshop is a practical introduction to the art and skills of making a classical guitar. Logically structured and clearly written, it takes the reader through each stage, providing complete instruction on materials and tools, the making of each component, and assembly. Throughout, the book is abundantly illustrated with clear, helpful photos and drawings. The topics covered include: making tools; innovative methods of construction; alternative methods of woodworking; steel–strung guitars; advanced techniques; and repair work. Rik Middleton is a classical guitar maker of many years’ experience.About the Author:
Rik Middleton has been playing and perfecting the art of making classical guitars for many years. He is a full-time luthier.
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Book Description Crowood Pr, 1997. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1861260407