The Mandolin Manual: The Art, Craft and Science of the Mandolin and Mandola

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Crowood Press #ad - The book includes detailed instructions explaining the techniques for making a mandolin; chapters on the nature of wood, belly, optimum performance, adhesives, tone theory, as well as string technology, and other materials for those new to woodworking; sections on the acoustics and dynamics of the bridge, and sound box, and playability; an overview of the origins of mandolins; and grid-scale plans for all the instruments’ templates and critical dimensions.

The mandolin manual is a detailed guide to constructing instruments belonging to the mandolin family: the mandolin, tenor mandola, and octave mandola. Logically structured and clearly written, describes the various techniques of the craft, it introduces the art of these beautiful instruments, and explains the science of their unique sound.

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The Mandolin Project: A Workshop Guide to Building Mandolins

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Graham McDonald Stringed Instruments #ad - Graham mcDonald Stringed Instruments. The manual's informative introductory section featuring a comprehensive history of the mandolin, construction techniques through the ages, and color illustrations of rare instruments—some of which have never been previously published—enhances the appreciation of this ancient string instrument.

. The accompanying narrative offers step-by-step instruction in a relaxed, conversational style that not only explains what and how something should be done but also why it’s executed in that particular manner. A set of full-size, detailed plans pairs with photographs, diagrams, and illustrations to round out the instruction materials.

The Mandolin Project: A Workshop Guide to Building Mandolins #ad - Suited for first-time builders with limited woodworking skills as well as those looking for a challenge, this workshop manual features four mandolin projects that range from a simple flat top and back model to the more complex, fully carved “A” style mandolin.

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The Ultimate Bluegrass Mandolin Construction Manual

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Hal Leonard #ad - This fully-illustrated manual boasts more than 250 photos, numerous detailed illustrations, a full-color section on the staining and finishing processes, and a bonus set of 20 full-size blueprints. Isbn: 634062859. This fully-illustrated manual boasts more than 250 photos, numerous detailed illustrations, a full-color section on the staining and finishing processes, and a bonus set of 20 full-size blueprints.

The ultimate bluegrass mandolin Construction Manual is the most complete step-by-step treatise ever written on building an acoustical string instrument. Author: roger H. Siminoff, shaping, assembly, carving, a renowned author and luthier, applies over four decades of experience to guide beginners to pros through detailed chapters on wood selection, inlays, fretting, cutting, binding and assembly of an F-style mandolin.

The Ultimate Bluegrass Mandolin Construction Manual #ad - Spiral bound. Siminoff. 186 pages. Size: 12" x 9-1/2". Graham mcDonald Stringed Instruments. A special highlight is an in-depth chapter on the art of tap tuning.

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The Luthier's Handbook: A Guide to Building Great Tone in Acoustic Stringed Instruments

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Hal Leonard #ad - 186 pages. Includes a free String Gauge Calculator for determining the right set of strings. Graham mcDonald Stringed Instruments. Author: roger H. An essential item for the instrument builder, The Luthier's Handbook explores the secrets and science behind making good-sounding acoustic stringed instruments. This fully-illustrated manual boasts more than 250 photos, a full-color section on the staining and finishing processes, numerous detailed illustrations, and a bonus set of 20 full-size blueprints.

Hal Leonard. As the ideal complement to other books on building instruments, this text describes the structural and acoustical attributes of air chambers; what to listen for when tap-tuning; selecting a good piece of wood; placement of the braces and tone bars and how to tune them; how to select the right strings; what to consider in bridge design concepts; and much more.

The Luthier's Handbook: A Guide to Building Great Tone in Acoustic Stringed Instruments #ad - Siminoff. Isbn: 634062859. Size: 12" x 9-1/2". Siminoff brings to the table more than four decades of luthiery experience and shares the time-tested philosophies, tips and technology of the craft. Renowned author Roger H.

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The Bouzouki Book: A Workshop Guide to Building Irish Bouzoukis and Citterns

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Graham McDonald Stringed Instruments #ad - Size: 12" x 9-1/2". Graham mcDonald Stringed Instruments. This fully-illustrated manual boasts more than 250 photos, numerous detailed illustrations, a full-color section on the staining and finishing processes, and a bonus set of 20 full-size blueprints. Hal Leonard. Isbn: 634062859. 186 pages. Siminoff. The book includes nearly 200 colour and B&W illustrations as well as plans for all major components.

. Used book in Good Condition. A workshop guide to building Irish bouzoukis and citterns. Author: roger H. In the past forty years bouzoukis, citterns and octave mandolins have become an essential part of acoustic music. The bouzouki book is the first, and only, book to guides the reader through the steps to build one of these fascinating stringed musical instruments.

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Acoustic Guitar Making: How to make Tools, Templates, and Jigs

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - These include an electric side bending iron, four different types of clamps, an inexpensive hide glue pot, fret slot duplicating jig, and more. Over 500 pages of text, with more than 1600 pictures and diagrams to thoroughly and completely explain more than 200 guitar making topics. How to use small shop tools to re-saw blanks for guitar making instead of buying them, saving money and expanding wood choice.

Siminoff. Instructions for almost 50 tools, and jigs that can be made right in the shop, templates, saving thousands of dollars in tool costs. Size: 12" x 9-1/2". 186 pages. Used book in Good Condition. A detailed section on guitar making theory, which will expand the understanding of how a guitar works, and how small changes to the structure can have big effects on tone.

Acoustic Guitar Making: How to make Tools, Templates, and Jigs #ad - . It is not an abc book, but a companion that teaches many of the things that the other books leave out. Author: roger H. An explanation of the use and abilities of several common shop tools, including several specialty tools that are specific to guitar making. Step by step instructions for making a custom soundhole label using a powerful free program called Pixlr, to add the final touch to any guitar.

How to make inlaying easier by using a few common shop tools, and how to make several different styles of custom inlay.

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Mandolin Exercises For Dummies

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For Dummies #ad - Mandolin exercises for dummies focuses on the skills that players often find challenging and provides tips, tricks and plenty of cool exercises that will have you picking with the best of them—or at least much better than before! Mandolin Exercises For Dummies is packed with instruction—from hundreds of exercises to drills and practice pieces.

Used book in Good Condition. You'll also have online access to downloadable audio files for each exercise, making this practice-based package a complete mandolin companion. This fully-illustrated manual boasts more than 250 photos, a full-color section on the staining and finishing processes, numerous detailed illustrations, and a bonus set of 20 full-size blueprints.

Mandolin Exercises For Dummies #ad - Hal Leonard. And it gets better. Size: 12" x 9-1/2". Isbn: 634062859. Graham mcDonald Stringed Instruments. 186 pages. Author: roger H. Siminoff. For Dummies.

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Exploring Classical Mandolin: Technique & Repertoire Berklee Guide

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Berklee Press #ad - 186 pages. Used book in Good Condition. This book and its online videos and play-along audio tracks will help to enhance your understanding of the greater context of mandolin traditions. Isbn: 634062859. You will discover gems from the classical mandolin literature, and familiar classical melodies arranged for mandolin.

Author: roger H. Size: 12" x 9-1/2". Berklee Guide. You will learn long-established mandolin techniques and their contemporary applications. For Dummies. Online audio and video are accessed at halleonard. Com/mylibrary Graham mcDonald Stringed Instruments. Additional notation is provided for arrangements of small mandolin and guitar ensembles.

Exploring Classical Mandolin: Technique & Repertoire Berklee Guide #ad - You will also gain insights into how to arrange your own musical ideas, including classical melodies, for solo mandolin. Learn the techniques, common practices, and essential repertoire of the classical mandolin. This fully-illustrated manual boasts more than 250 photos, a full-color section on the staining and finishing processes, numerous detailed illustrations, and a bonus set of 20 full-size blueprints.

Hal Leonard. Siminoff.

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D'Addario EJ73 Phosphor Bronze Mandolin Strings, Light, 10-38

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D'Addario &Co. Inc EJ73 #ad - Loop end construction for universal fit. This fully-illustrated manual boasts more than 250 photos, numerous detailed illustrations, a full-color section on the staining and finishing processes, and a bonus set of 20 full-size blueprints. Hal Leonard. For the highest quality and performance. D'addario's most popular light gauge mandolin strings.

They are made from the highest quality plain steel, stainless steel, nickel plated steel and phosphor bronze and are available in a wide variety of gauges. Graham mcDonald Stringed Instruments. D'addario mandolin strings are trusted by legends like david Gris man, Adam Steffey, Ronnie McCoury, Rhonda Vincent, and more, Doyle Lawson, Mike Marshall, Ricky Skaggs, for their natural acoustic tone and reliable performance.

D'Addario EJ73 Phosphor Bronze Mandolin Strings, Light, 10-38 #ad - For the highest quality and performance^String Gauges: Plain Steel. 010/. 010, 014/. 014,. 038/. 038. Author: roger H. Size: 12" x 9-1/2".

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Guitarmaking: Tradition and Technology Guitar Reference

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CHRONICAL BOOKS #ad - For the highest quality and performance^String Gauges: Plain Steel. 010/. 010, 014/. 014,. 038/. 038. Music Sales. Phosphor bronze for long lasting, warm and bright tone. Music Sales America. For the highest quality and performance. Isbn: 634062859. Size: 12" x 9-1/2". 186 pages. This fully-illustrated manual boasts more than 250 photos, numerous detailed illustrations, a full-color section on the staining and finishing processes, and a bonus set of 20 full-size blueprints.

Hal Leonard. Used book in Good Condition. D'addario's most popular light gauge mandolin strings. Graham mcDonald Stringed Instruments. String gauges: plain steel. 010/. 010, 014/. 014, phosphor Bronze Wound. 024/. 024,. 038/. 038.

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6Pcs Bone Guitar Nuts Blank For Electric Bass Acoustic Classical Guitar Mandolin Banjo Ukulele Nut Blank,52x6x10,MusicOne

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Made in the u. S. A. Isbn: 634062859. Used book in Good Condition. Loop end construction for universal fit. String gauges: plain steel. 010/. 010, 014/. 014, phosphor Bronze Wound. 024/. 024,. 038/. 038. D'addario's most popular light gauge mandolin strings^loop end construction for universal fit^phosphor bronze for long lasting, Phosphor Bronze Wound.

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