The Luthier's Handbook

by Roger H. Siminoff
$21.24
sku: 49-330538
For the instrument builder, this book explores the secrets and science behind making good sounding acoustic string instruments. 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, more. 128 pp.   More Details...

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For the instrument builder, this book explores the secrets and science behind making good sounding acoustic string instruments. 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, more. 128 pp.