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Guitarmaking: Tradition and Technology - A Complete Reference for the Design and Construction of the Steel-string Folk Guitar and the Classical Guitar (Paperback)

William R. Cumpiano, Jonathan D. Natelson, Clyde Herlitz

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ISBN 10: 0811806405 / ISBN 13: 9780811806404
Published by CHRONICLE BOOKS, United States, 1994
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Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Over 450 photographs, drawings, and diagrams reveal in exquisite detail the hows, whys, and how-to s of the traditional craft of guitarmaking, all accompanied by fascinating historical and technical notes. 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. Bookseller Inventory # AA29780811806404

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Title: Guitarmaking: Tradition and Technology - A ...

Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS, United States

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

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(Music Sales America). A complete reference for the design and construction of the steel-string folk guitar and the classical guitar.

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Jonathan D. Natelson builds and repairs classical guitars and is a national supplier of tone woods for constructing stringed instruments. He lives in Philadephia.

William R. Cumpiano is a master guitarmaker and teacher of instrument building and repair in Amherst, Massachusetts, serving professional musicians across the country.

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