The Luthier's Handbook by : Roger H. Siminoff
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.
. . . . Sample Audio & etc. . . .
Back Cover Tuning The Assembly Truss Rods Sizing Table of Contents Front Cover
| Media ||Softcover|
| Length x Width x Height||11 x 8.5 x 0.276 inches |
| Shipping Weight||0.77 pounds |
|East Coast Music Product Code ||ZHL330538|
|UPC Code||73999894196 |
| ISBN ||634014684|
| EAN ||9780634014680|
| 1st Publication Date||02/2002|