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Building Acoustic Guitars
The Guitar Builder's Construction Journal By Bill Cory
eBook (PDF): $10.99
Every guitar builder knows, you can make quicker progress if you keep a record of what you've done. It helps you prevent the repeat of a mistake, and it will help you remember things you want to... More > repeat. This journal is the companion to "Building Martin-style Acoustic Guitar Kits," by the same author. This is the only place you can currently purchase it as a PDF.< Less
Complete Guide to Building Kit Acoustic Guitars - 2017 Edition By Bill Cory
Paperback: $29.95
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Since it was first published, in 2007, the Complete Guide to Building Kit Acoustic Guitars has been the "go-to" reference for those interested in a detailed overview of the world of kit... More > acoustic guitars. Now updated and revised for 2017. The cover says it all, but there's even more inside -- 500 photos, all the advice you need, reviews of kits from C.F. Martin & Co. and other kit providers. An entertaining writer, Bill Cory has also played guitar since he was a kid and has been building since 2005 and has built twenty guitars, all from kits. If he doesn't know kit acoustic guitars, nobody does! Hear one of his guitars at this link: www.nichebooks.com/mm000.mp3 . Take a listen and enter a new world!< Less
Building Martin-style Acoustic Guitar Kits - 2017 Edition By Bill Cory
Paperback: $29.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
C.F. Martin & Co., known as "America's Guitar Company," makes great guitars. Did you know they also make great guitar kits, too? Yes, they do, and the author of this book has created a... More > manual that is recommended by C.F. Martin's own "Guitarbuilder Connection," at the factory in Nazareth, PA. It is the only book devoted to the building of Martin-style acoustic kits. Updated and revised for 2017. The author, Bill Cory, has built over twenty guitars, all from kits, and in this 168-page book, he describes in excellent detail, with over 500 photos, the building of the guitar shown on the back cover of the book. And if you would like to hear it, just go to the web link at the bottom of the back cover. If you've ever wanted to build a guitar, but haven't done it yet, most professional luthiers say that a kit is the best way to start. Men and women all over the word have used this book to build their own Martin kits, and all have been gratified by the look and sound of their guitars.! Try it!< Less
Building Martin-style Acoustic Guitar Kits - 2017 Ebook By Bill Cory
eBook (PDF): $23.95
C.F. Martin & Co., known as "America's Guitar Company," makes great guitars. Did you know they also make great guitar kits, too? Yes, they do, and the author of this book has created a... More > manual that is recommended by C.F. Martin's own "Guitarbuilder Connection," at the factory in Nazareth, PA. It is the only book devoted to the building of Martin-style acoustic kits. Updated and revised for 2017. ... The author, Bill Cory, has built over twenty guitars, all from kits, and in this 168-page book, he describes in excellent detail, with over 500 photos, the building of the guitar shown on the back cover of the book. And if you would like to hear it, just go to the web link at the bottom of the back cover. ... If you've ever wanted to build a guitar, but haven't done it yet, most professional luthiers say that a kit is the best way to start. Men and women all over the word have used this book to build their own Martin kits, and all have been gratified by the look and sound of their guitars! Try it!< Less
Complete Guide to Building Kit Acoustic Guitars - Updated for 2017 By Bill Cory
eBook (PDF): $24.95
(This PDF offers greater clarity of photos; you can zoom up to 400% with fine detail.) Since it was first published, in 2007, the Complete Guide to Building Kit Acoustic Guitars has been the... More > "go-to" reference for those interested in a detailed overview of the world of kit acoustic guitars. Now updated and revised for 2017. The cover says it all, but there's even more inside -- 500 photos, all the advice you need, reviews of kits from C.F. Martin & Co. and other kit providers. An entertaining writer, Bill Cory has also played guitar since he was a kid and has been building since 2005 and has built twenty guitars, all from kits. If he doesn't know kit acoustic guitars, nobody does! Hear one of his guitars at this link: www.nichebooks.com/mm000.mp3 . Take a listen and enter a new world!< Less
Neighbors By William Cory
Hardcover: $19.95
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The entire nation is threatened when dreaded earthquakes and rare storms attack both coasts of North America. In the heart of the country, in a quiet neighborhood in Colorado, people would die but... More > for the efforts of one man. And through it all, though their lives are in danger, the neighbors work together, trying to salvage what they can from the results of the storms, the evils of criminal attacks, and a justice system that might destroy a war hero’s family.< Less
This Present Madness By William Cory
Paperback: $14.95
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When the Texas State All-Star High School Band is attacked by a gunman, Dallas newspaper reporter Cassie Stevens loses her son and her world is catapulted into chaos. She begins to find a direction... More > out of her grief as she discovers the murderer wasn't just some bad kid, nor was it a terrorist. What she finds out will both frighten and educate you, because the facts presented are absolutely true, though the story is fiction.< Less