Guitarmaking: Tradition and Technology: A Complete Reference for the Design & Construction of the Steel-String Folk Guitar & the Classical Guitar, Page 2. Guitarmaking has ratings and 5 reviews. Serge said: This book has been called the Bible of Guitar Making by many and although it shows some signs o. Guitarmaking Tradition & Technology. Item No. 18BGMT. By: William Cumpiano and John Natelson. A complete reference for the design and construction of the.

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Guitarmaking: Tradition and Technology by William Cumpiano

Saurabh rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Very thorough traadition concise explanation of guitar construction repair etc. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. May 29, Steven Ricks rated it really liked it.

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Natelson builds and repairs classical guitars and is a national supplier of tone woods for constructing stringed instruments. The Bible of Lutherie This is an excellent text for any aspiring luthiers, students of the craft, or as a shop manual. CumpianoJonathan D. Meticulous detail is presented throughout and I believe that if you have the time to invest in such an endeavor and you carefully follow the direction, you too will be able to produce a quality instrument.


It is carefully worded in an almost romantic tone however you will have the urge from time to time to skip paragraphs.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate Nice. Great Deal Very thorough and concise explanation of guitar construction repair etc Verified purchase: David rated it it was amazing Oct 28, See all 9 brand new listings.

The holy bible for guitar builders. To ask other readers questions about Guitarmakingplease sign up. This book is starting to show its age, and honestly, that’s the main reason it only gets 4 stars.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Richard Bodien rated it it was amazing May 12, Jacob rated it it was amazing Jul 21, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Staff Scholastic without Modified Item. William Cumpiano presents a step by step tutorial on how to build either a classical or steel string guitar, from scratch.

Book is written well and relatively easy to understand. This can’t be the only book on building an acoustic guitar you will need but it should be your first.

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Max Nemhauser rated it really liked trafition Mar 27, Published February 1st by Chronicle Books first published Mayank Agrawal rated it liked it Dec 06, Tradition and Technology by William Cumpiano. Over 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.


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James F Quilty rated it really liked it Mar 03, Just your basic by hand, truly one of a kind guitar building. Mary Jean Schloff rated it really liked it Dec 02, Gjitarmaking for advanced students but can help the beginner to understand why the steel string guitar exists at all. Skip to main content. Preview — Guitarmaking by William Cumpiano. No trivia gujtarmaking quizzes yet. Teaches both the insides and outs of Classical Guitars and Steel String acoustics.

This is an excellent text for any aspiring luthiers, students of the craft, or as a shop manual. Want to Read saving…. Account Options Sign in. Build Your Own Acoustic Guitar: Don rated it really liked it Feb 13, guifarmaking Want to Read Currently Reading Read.