Building a guitar? With this 30-page step-by-step journal, you can make your successes repeatable and keep your errors avoidable! Each step includes "Tool Tips," a short list of the tools... More > you will need. Download it just once, print it, and use it for the rest of your guitar-building life! A great resource a couple of years down the road when you want to repeat a project, remember measurements, or avoid difficulties!
(FREE BONUS: Before you buy ... this same book is a FREE, immediate bonus eBook direct from the author if you purchase the "Complete Guide To Building Kit Acoustic Guitars" OR... More > "Building Martin-style Acoustic Guitar Kits" through the author's website, at www.KitGuitarManuals.com.)
........ What about kit guitars? Are they any good? Are they worth building? Can a non-musician build one? Can a beginner woodworker build one? ...YES to all! A kit guitar can be built by almost anyone, and if it's built well, its sound and playability can be on a par with factory instruments costing up to $2,000. The "Complete Guide To Building Kit Acoustic Guitars," with 240 pages, 491 photos, and detailed reviews of all the major quality kits, will help you choose the right guitar kit, get the right tools, and build your guitar well. *** And remember, this 48-page book is a FREE BONUS eBook instant download when you purchase the "Complete Guide" OR "Martin-style Kits" direct from the author at www.KitGuitarManuals.com< Less
Opens and Lays Flat: Full size (8 1/2 x 11), over 450 photos, 240 pages.
This is the only book anywhere that compares and reviews kits from the major suppliers, and explains the general... More > process of building a guitar.
These quality kits offered by C.F. Martin & Co., Stewart-MacDonald, Luthiers Mercantile Int'l, and others, are the best way to begin building. They build very nice guitars, too!
The author has BUILT these kits. All the major kits are illustrated and objectively reviewed in this comprehensive, impartial book. You'll find a wealth of building information and tips to help you build your first or later kits, build special tools and jigs, etc. Even if you are not a woodworker, you can build a quality instrument that matches those from many respected guitar factories. (See, hear Wayne Henderson play one: http://www.nichebooks.com/WayneHenderson_on_CoryKit.mov .)< Less