How do we recognize the quality of an instrument? What is the difference
between the Red Cedar and Spruce? Who is called by the word luthier? How is a
guitar amplified? What is a flamenco guitar? And many more topics ...
view of the guitar in Argentina:
A summary outline of the significance of the guitar in this world: popular
and classical guitarists, composers, builders, etc.. With the key contained
in the book, you can download the CD "La Guitarra
Mágica" with 78 minutes of very good guitar music of
A guide for the novice builder how to build his first workshop, which
tools to use and how to become little by little a professional luthier. This text
is shared in its writing with Raúl
Something about wood:
The luthier Raúl
Velázquez tells us "a lot" of
timber used for construction of the guitar. Includes a color sample of
the wood being used, local and international.
a Spanish guitar:
The luthier Viviana
Güera, helped me to write this manual to build
a guitar. Many graphics, drawn by the luthier Ricardo
Macedo, help to clarify the explanations of all processes.
Maps and photos complement the manual.
The plans of the guitar that is being taught to build can be downloaded in real scale,
with the code that is inside the book The "Magic Guitar" .
trends in the construction of Concert Guitars:
A guide to understanding and building guitars of australian type, "double
top" guitars, among other new designs.
for the Future:
A moment of reflection, from the standpoint of the luthier, the role of
guitar and music in the twentieth century and the years to come...
The luthier Ezequiel Moggia
provides us with thorough detail how to build a traditional rosette. Some
history, many graphics and photos complement this detailed writing.
The luthier Laura
Reynoso shows us
the traditional method of French polishing.
With input from many years of experience Carlos
Larramendi helps give me this sketch of the basic
procedure of applying a synthetic finishing.
for the guitar frets:
The title says it all: how to divide the fingerboard of the guitar?
the capotraste (transport):
The "capo" or "transport" is a very useful for singers
who are accompanied by guitar and flamenco guitarists. Viviana
Güera teaches us how to build it by hand.
Gianoli luthier shows the possible placement
of various types of tensors.
photographs (black / white and color) and 200 graphics, as well as drawings,
cartoons, and more make up the visual appearance of the volume.