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The Big Red Book of American Lutherie Volume 4

The Big Red Book of American Lutherie Volume 4
Guild of American Luthiers

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SKU AM4179
Author Various
Format Book
Duration 521 pages
Notation Text
Dimensions 225mm x 290mm
Publisher Guild of American Luthiers
Departments Guitar Construction and Repair
 
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Volume Four (from American Lutherie #37-48, 1994-1996)

The Guild of American Luthiers is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) educational membership organization whose purpose is to facilitate learning about the art, craft, and science of lutherie. Membership in the Guild is open to everyone.

Highlights include Jimmy D'Aquisto’s archtop guitar construction; Bryan Galloup resets a neck; Robert Ruck on tailoring classic guitar sound; Dan Erlewine on vintage Fender finishing; hammered dulcimer making; Felix Manzanero's antique guitar collection; Guy Rabut's innovative violin design; flattop guitar manufacturers' forum with Collings, Ferguson, Hoover, Larrivee, and Taylor; Making Baroque guitars with Lawrence K. Brown; Neapolitan mandolin by Robert Lundberg; lattice bracing; classic guitar intonation; flattop guitar brace shaving; detailed drawings of Martin tiple, Segovia’s 1912 Ramirez, Hammered dulcimer, and English treble gamba; Michael Darnton's Violin Q&A series; Rick Turner’s Electronic Answer Man column; and meet makers Nick Kukich, Eric Meyer, Bishop Cochran, Henry Strobel, Leo Fender and Doc Kaufman, Jim Williams, Jess Wells, Manuel Velazquez, Michael Gurian, Saul Koll, Geoff Stelling, Marc Silber, and John Mello.

Hardcover, B&W photos and drawings.

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