Are you ready to design the ax of your dreams? Unlike other DIY guitar making sources (which deal with woodworking, mostly) this book focuses on how to achieve astonishing looks, excellent playability and a killer sound. Written collaboratively with top luthiers from the U.S. and Europe, this inspiring book covers in depth each aspect of electric guitar design, plus topics not found on other sources, like: - How to design a classic, how to design a radical - Thousand-year wisdom applied on Stratocasters and Les Pauls - Secrets of sustain - How to create a well balancing guitar - Ergonomics - How to choose, match and place pickups - Control design - The 4 laws of wood selection ... And much more. These 220 pages will have you making sketches from the first read!
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Leonardo Lospennato
Are you ready to design the ax of your dreams? Unlike other DIY guitar making sources (which deal with woodworking, mostly) this book focuses on how to achieve astonishing looks, excellent playability and a killer sound. Written collaboratively with top luthiers from the U.S. and Europe, this inspiring book covers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-14 - Publisher: CreateSpace
This book tells you everything about building professional electric guitars, from the selection of the wood all the way up to the finishing and the setup. It's all about leaving your dentin the universe in the shape of the most beautiful, incredibly sounding guitar you can make. But building a
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Presents detailed instructions for building a standard 6-string solid body model guitar and bass, using common tools and easy-to-order materials, and providing resources for obtaining electronic components and other hardware. Includes pictures and diagrams of each aspect of the construction: body shape, bridge types, neck and headstock, cutting and shaping,
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-11 - Publisher: Reaktion Books
"For me, a truly compelling, fact-packed read all about how guitars are made, look, sound, and play. Atkinson admirably recounts a century of history, invention, and experimentation by experts and amateurs of a revolutionary instrument. Highly recommended for anyone who has a guitar, and for anyone who wants one."--KT Tunstall,