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Author McDonald, Graham.

Title The Bouzouki Book : a Workshop Guide to Building Irish Bouzoukis and Citterns.

Publication Info. Chicago : Graham McDonald Stringed Instruments, 2012.


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Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (128 pages)
Contents Cover; Copyright; Acknowledgements; c0ntents; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Design; Chapter 3 Tools, Jigs & Materials; Chapter 4 Types of Soundboards; Chapter 5 Necks without Heels; Chapter 6 Necks with Heels; Chapter 7 Sides, Blocks & Linings; Chapter 8 Flat-top Soundboards; Chapter 9 Moulded Arch-top Soundboards; Chapter 10 Fully Carved Soundboards; Chapter 11 The Back; Chapter 12 Assembly; Chapter 13 Binding; Chapter 14 Fitting the Heel-less Neck; Chapter 15 Finishing; Chapter 16 Bridges & Tailpiece; Chapter 17 Set-up; Appendix 1 Metric to Imperial conversions.
Appendix 2 Calculating String Tension and GaugesAppendix 3 Fret Positions; Appendix 4 Suppliers & Suggested Reading; Appendix 5 Plans & Templates.
Summary A workshop guide to building Irish bouzoukis and citterns. 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. The book includes nearly 200 colour and B & W illustrations as well as plans for all major components.
Note Print version record.
Subject Musical instruments -- Construction.
Bouzouki -- Construction.
Cittern -- Construction.
Musical instruments -- Ireland.
Fine Arts.
EDUCATION -- Preschool & Kindergarten.
Other Form: Print version: McDonald, Graham. Bouzouki Book : A Workshop Guide to Building Irish Bouzoukis and Citterns. Chicago : Graham McDonald Stringed Instruments, ©2012
ISBN 9780980476262 (electronic bk.)
0980476267 (electronic bk.)
9780980476224 (electronic bk.)
0980476224 (electronic bk.)
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