Tradition and Technology : A Complete Reference for the Design and Construction of the Steel-string Folk Guitar and the Classical GuitarBook - 1987 --
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.
Publisher: Amherst, MA : Rosewood Press, 1987. --
Branch Call Number: 787.612/CUM CE
Characteristics: 387 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Guitar making, tradition and technology