Roger H. Siminoff

CONSTRUCTING A SOLID-BODY GUITAR-A COMPLETE TECHNICAL GUIDE-ROGER H. SIMINOFF LIUTERIA LIBRO

CONSTRUCTING A SOLID-BODY GUITAR, ROGER H. Siminoff. Guida tecnica completa curata nei minimi particolari per la costruzione di una chitarra elettrica solid-body. I vari tipi di legno, il manico, la tastiera, il corpo, la posizione dei pickup, l'assemblaggio delle diverse parti, fino al colore e alla verniciatura. Il tutto illustrato da oltre 150 fotografie. Contiene anche un progetto pronto per essere realizzato a grandezza naturale. In inglese.

Whether you're a musician or a woodworking enthusiast, you'll thoroughly enjoy Roger Siminoff's book, Constructing A Solid Body Guitar. This 64-page manual uses over 150 photos, several illustrations and four life-size blueprints to assist the reader in choosing the proper materials and tools, as well as using the correct skills and techniques to produce a beautiful handmade instrment that doesn't look handmade at all! Plastic-comb bound.

Price: €29,99
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THE LUTHIER'S HANDBOOK A Guide to Building Great Tone in Acoustic Stringed Instruments Roger H. Siminoff

THE LUTHIER'S HANDBOOK, A Guide to Building Great Tone in Acoustic Stringed Instruments. Siminoff.

Series: Book
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Softcover
Author: Roger H. Siminoff

An essential item for the instrument builder, The Luthier's Handbook explores the secrets and science behind making good-sounding acoustic stringed instruments. Renowned author Roger H. Siminoff brings to the table more than four decades of luthiery experience and shares the time-tested philosophies, tips and technology of the craft. 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. Includes a free String Gauge Calculator for determining the right set of strings. 96 pages.

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THE ART OF TAP TUNING How to Build Great Sound into Instruments Roger H. Siminoff DVD e Libro

THE ART OF TAP TUNING How to Build Great Sound into Instruments. Roger H. Siminoff. DVD e libro

Series: Book
Medium: Softcover with DVD
Author: Roger H. Siminoff

This book explains the secret ingredients needed to obtain the very best tonal qualities when building acoustic string instruments. It includes an exploration of the tools and equipment needed, the methods to excite tones in the instrument, how to make the necessary changes, and how to achieve consistency and repeatability. The text focuses on tap tuning as it relates to mandolins, guitars, banjos, violins, ukuleles, dulcimers, pianos, and more. The DVD includes demonstrations of the acoustic phenomena described in the text. 48 pages.

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CONSTRUCTING A BLUEGRASS MANDOLIN Roger H Siminoff Hal Leonard liuteria LIBRO COSTRUZIONE LIUTERIA

CONSTRUCTING A BLUEGRASS MANDOLIN, Siminoff.

Mandolin Reference
Series: Reference
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Composer: Roger H. Siminoff

This beautifully detailed manual gives clear, step-by-step directions from raw materials to a magnificently finished mandolin through the use of simply-stated texts, photos and templates. Written by one of America's foremost authorities on acoustic instruments. 56 pages, spiral bound, including 19 full-sized blueprints covering each phase of construction. Also features a glossary of terms which enable the reader to more easily follow the instructions. 56 pages.

 

A COMPLETE TECHNICAL GUIDE by ROGER H. SIMINOFF

 

Contents:

 

FOREWORD

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

INTRODUCTION

The Instrument

Woods

Wood Species

The Structure

Properties

Tools

Fixtures

Templates

Glossary

 

CHAPTER 1 - THE NECK

The Truss Rod

Squaring The Neck

Peg head Scroll Strengthener

Peghead Veneer

Squaring The Back Of The Peghead

Peghead Venner (Back)

Shaping The Peghead

Machine Holes

 

CHAPTER 2 - THE BODY

The Block Set

The Body Form (jig)

The Rim (sides)

Locking Up The Rim

The Top Plate

Gluing The Backs

Cutting The Proper Shape

Carving The Plates

Carving Concept

Carving The Scrolls

Preparing The F-holes

Tone Bars

The Lining

Attaching The Lining

Neck Location (top plate)

Attaching The Top Plate

Removing The Body From The Form

Tap Tuning

 

CHAPTER 3 - ATTACHING THE NECK

Cutting The Neck Joint

Gluing On The Bottom Lining

Gluing In The Neck

Locking In The Neck

The Dovetail Method

Attaching The Backboard

 

CHAPTER 4 - PREPARATION FOR BINDING

Remove Excess Wood

Sanding The Instrument

Preparation For Binding

Binding

Peg head Binding Notch

15th Fret Cross Piece

The Corner Protectors

Applying The Binding

 

CHAPTER 5 - INLAY DECORATION

Decorations

Cutting Pearl

Installation Of Pearl Inlay

 

CHAPTER 6 - THE FRETBOARD

Fretboard Preparation

Inlaying The Fretboard

Installing The Frets

Binding The Fretboard

Position Dots

 

CHAPTER 7 - ATTACHING THE FRETBOARD

Fretboard Extender

Corner Fillers

Attaching The Fretboard

Dressing Up The Frets

 

CHAPTER 8 - PRE·FINISH ADJUSTMENTS

Final Sanding

Final Tuning

CHAPTER 9 - COLORING

Staining Procedure

Curly Maple Grain Contrast

Sunburst Shading

Cleaning The Binding

 

CHAPTER 10 - FINISHING

Lacquer

Preparation For Spraying

Wet Sanding

Polishing

 

CHAPTER 11 - HARDWARE

Scraping The Fretboard

The Nut

String Notches

The Bridge

Fitting The Bridge

String Notches (bridge)

The Tailpiece

The Tuning Machines

The Pickguard

Adjustments

 

HAL LEONARD PUBLISHING CORPORATION

Price: €37,99
€37,99

CONSTRUCTING A 5-STRING BANJO A Complete Technical Guide Roger H. Siminoff. Hal Leonard LIUTERIA

CONSTRUCTING A 5-STRING BANJO A Complete Technical Guide. H. Siminoff. 200 photos.

Series: Reference
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Softcover
Composer: Roger H. Siminoff

Just as in his other book, Constructing a Bluegrass Mandolin, Roger's simple and concise step-by-step instructions show you the how and the why of it all, leading you on a path that blends discovery with pure joy. Over 200 photos and illustrations provide the kind of valuable reference no other book in the field can offer. Roger has used his technical knowledge on design, sound, and all of the important stages of construction that go into the building of a musical instrument, and has incorporated these ideas into one text. The end result is this valuable book of information that will help you to learn more about the makeup of a 5-string banjo, and more importantly, will give you the satisfaction and pride in being able to accomplish the building of a banjo that you can play and enjoy for years to come. 64 pages.

Price: €19,99
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LUTHIERS GLOSSARY SIMINOFF'S Roger Siminoff 206 pagine LIBRO LIUTERIA CHITARRA

LUTHIERS GLOSSARY SIMINOFF'S, Roger Siminoff. 206 pagine.

SIMINOFF'S LUTHIERS GLOSSARY
First Edition
Series: Book
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Medium: Softcover
Author: Roger Siminoff

Siminoff's Luthier Glossary is a first-edition compendium of more than 800 technical terms used in the design, construction, and production of string musical instruments. The handy softcover text is intended for all levels of builders from beginners to advanced, and features descriptions of parts, techniques, tools, adhesives, finishes, machinery, woods, stains, acoustics, and legal terms.

The Appendix includes numerous valuable data tables along with two dozen color plates to help recognize the tonewoods and decorative woods used in luthierie. 206 pages

Price: €34,99
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