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Build Your Own Acoustic Guitar

Complete Instructions and Full-Size Plans

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Build Your Own Acoustic Guitar

Complete Instructions and Full-Size Plans

Series: Book Publisher: Hal Leonard Format: Softcover Author: Jonathan Kinkead

Every guitarist dreams of owning a handmade instrument, but for most, the cost is likely to be prohibitive. The alternative – building your own fine guitar – is not as difficult as you might imagine, given some skill, patience, and the expert guidance of a master luthier. Every step of construction is fully covered, from choice, selection, and preparation of woods, to consideration of size, bracing, and tonal qualities. Each step of the building sequence is clearly photographed in color, with variations to the standard design shown to enable you to personalize your instrument as you make it.

Briston, England-based Jonathan Kinkead has been building guitars for nearly 30 years. His craft is born out of experience and intuition rather than a strict following of technical detail. The resulting beauty of form and distinctive tone have earned him his reputation as one of the world's most respected independent luthiers.

$29.99 (US) Inventory #HL 00331037 ISBN: 9780634054631 UPC: 073999679328 Width: 8.5" Length: 11.0" 160 pages

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