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Violin-Making: A Historical and Practical Guide
Violin-Making: A Historical and Practical Guide
by Edward Heron-allen
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This classic guide offers an accessible initiation into the mysteries of violin-making. Charming in its style and cultivated in its research, it covers every detail of the process, from wood selection to varnish. A fascinating history of the instrument... (read more)

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Violin Making, Second Edition Revised and Expanded: An Illustrated Guide for the Amateur
Violin Making, Second Edition Revised and Expanded: An Illustrated Guide for the Amateur
by Bruce Ossman
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Utilizing fewer tools and expressing a get-it-done attitude, this useful manual makes the violin-making process easy for the everyday crafter. Using step-by-step instructions and hundreds of detailed drawings and color photographs, the obscure language... (read more)

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Make Your Own Ukulele: The Essential Guide to Building, Tuning, and Learning to Play the Uke
Make Your Own Ukulele: The Essential Guide to Building, Tuning, and Learning to Play the Uke
by Bill Plant
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It’s no wonder that the popularity of the ukulele is quickly rising. It’s a versatile instrument that is easy to play – yet can also handle complex chord patterns. A good quality handmade ukulele has beautiful tone and is a delight to... (read more)

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Build Your Own Electric Guitar
Build Your Own Electric Guitar
by Paul Balmer
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This all-color, fully illustrated practical book brings the unique Haynes ‘Build your own’ approach to a new audience. Comprehensive step-by-step procedures show both novice and experienced guitarists how to build their very own unique, high... (read more)

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The Art of Tap Tuning: How to Build Great Sound Into Instruments
The Art of Tap Tuning: How to Build Great Sound Into Instruments
by Roger H. Siminoff
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This book explains the secret ingredients needed to obtain the very best tonal qualities when building acoustic string instruments. It includes an exploration of the tools and equipment needed, the methods to excite tones in the instrument, how to make... (read more)

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An Obsession with Cigar Box Guitars: 120 Great Hand-Built Examples
An Obsession with Cigar Box Guitars: 120 Great Hand-Built Examples
by David Sutton
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Theres growing movement of self-expression unfolding in the world of music. Musicians and hobbyists are finding new creative freedom by making their own musical instruments out of unconventional materials. In a modern revival of a great American... (read more)

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The Luthier's Handbook: A Guide to Building Great Tone in Acoustic Stringed Instruments
The Luthier's Handbook: A Guide to Building Great Tone in Acoustic Stringed Instruments
by Roger H. Siminoff
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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... (read more)

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Make Your Own Acoustic Guitar
Make Your Own Acoustic Guitar
by Melvyn Hiscock
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Melvyn Hiscock's Make Your Own Electric Guitar has been the first choice for aspiring guitar makers for more than 20 years. Now he offers the same no-nonsense approach to describe how to successfully make acoustic guitars. Every aspect of the task of... (read more)

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How to Make Drums, Tom-Toms and Rattles
How to Make Drums, Tom-Toms and Rattles
by Bernard S Mason
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An authority on American Indian traditions provides complete, thorough directions for creating dance drums, tomtoms, water drums, and much more. Materials include such everyday items as wooden kegs, flower pots, coffee cans, buckets, and old inner tubes.... (read more)

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Making Drums
Making Drums
by Dennis Waring
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Covers the basics of making a variety of drums from professionals in the field. Uses traditional and modern techniques.... (read more)

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Acoustic Guitar Making: The Steel String Guitar
Acoustic Guitar Making: The Steel String Guitar
by Nick Blishen
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A step-by-step guide to a unique instrument, made to the reader's own specification and design Many people are frustrated by the mass-produced guitar and dream of something more unique. This practical book will help readers achieve that dream, and... (read more)

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Constructing a 5-String Banjo: A Complete Technical Guide
Constructing a 5-String Banjo: A Complete Technical Guide
by Roger Siminoff
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Just as in his other book, Constructing a Bluegrass Mandolin, Roger's simple and concise step-by-step instructions show you the how and the why of it all, leading you on a path that blends discovery with pure joy. Over 200 photos and illustrations... (read more)

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Cigar Box Guitars: The Ultimate DIY Guide for Makers and Players of the Handmade Music Revolution
Cigar Box Guitars: The Ultimate DIY Guide for Makers and Players of the Handmade Music Revolution
by David Sutton
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Part DIY guide, part scrapbook – this book takes you behind the music to get a glimpse into the faces, places and workshops of the cigar box revolution. Cigar box guitars have never been more popular and now you can learn to make your own. You don'... (read more)

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Making Gourd Musical Instruments
Making Gourd Musical Instruments
by Ginger Summit
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"Actual instructions on gourd transformations into spike fiddles, water drums, and even xylophones are included."-Booklist. "Highly recommended for general crafts as well as ethnomusicology collections."-Library Journal. "Get this Book!"-Whole Earth.... (read more)

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How to Build Electric Guitars: The Complete Guide to Building and Setting Up Your Own Custom Guitar
How to Build Electric Guitars: The Complete Guide to Building and Setting Up Your Own Custom Guitar
by Will Kelly
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 Most guitarists dream of building their own custom guitar. Fortunately, in recent years, the market for affordable electric guitar kits has exploded. Unfortunately, it seems like for every two builders, there are four opinions on how to properly... (read more)

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Made in the USA: Guitars (Made in the U.S.A)
Made in the USA: Guitars (Made in the U.S.A)
by Samuel G Woods
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Everything from sheets of mahogany to classical guitars! With a special VIP tour of the Martin Guitar Company in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, you'll see how an acoustic guitar is made, from wood selection to gluing, side bending, scalloping, purfling, and... (read more)

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Lutherie Tools: Making Hand & Power Tools for String Instrument Building
Lutherie Tools: Making Hand & Power Tools for String Instrument Building
by Tim Olsen
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Steel String Guitar Construction & Repai
Steel String Guitar Construction & Repai
by David Russell Young
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Ukulele Design & Construction a Comprehensive Guide To Construct a Hawaiian Ukulele
Ukulele Design & Construction a Comprehensive Guide To Construct a Hawaiian Ukulele
by D Henry Wickham
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Homegrown Music
Homegrown Music
by Marc Bristol
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