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The Luthier's Handbook : A Guide to Building Great Tone in Acoustic Stringed Instruments
by Roger H. Siminoff


Overview - (Book). 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.  Read more...

 

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Overview
(Book). 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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780634014680
  • ISBN-10: 0634014684
  • Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • Publish Date: February 2002
  • Page Count: 96


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Books > Music > Musical Instruments - Strings
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