Roger H. Siminoff: The Luthier's Handbook

Books | String Instruments

Publisher: Hal Leonard
Format: Books | Reference
A guide to building great tone in acoustic stringed instruments. 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.
No of pages: 96
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00330538

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