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Making Master Guitars
Author: Roy Courtnall
- Cardboard binding (hardcover) 210x297 mm
- ISBN 978-0709048091
- This book consists of the basic and main guide that covers the history, design and construction of the Spanish classical guitar. Nowadays, it has become a reference for anyone who wants to build a guitar and learn about this traditional and artisan Spanish art.
- Making Master Guitars is a craftman’s handbook about the exciting and challenging pursuit of making classical guitars, a craft that the author reveals to be surprisingly accessible by following his instructions. The book is unique in that it includes nine separate detailed plans of instrument constructed by internationally famous guitar-makers. The author has had the rare opportunity of examining these instrument in detail, and has made many replicas of each one.
- In short, and in words of Classical Guitar Magazine, in this book Roy Courtnall has combined the detailed work of the scholar with the practical insights of the craftsman. The book has a wealth of 538 beautiful photographs and clear illustrations, packing a massive amount of information into a concise format. It is a delight for any guitar enthusiast, from player to maker.
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