Published in England by Kahn & Averill London for Bold Strummer Ltd, 1989.
Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Text free of any marks. A very nice clean copy.
CLASSIC GUITAR CONSTRUCTION by Irving Sloane, author of Guitar Repair: A Manual of Repair for Guitars and Fretted Instruments Clear and easy to follow for the home craftsman, the beginning guitar student and the amateur guitar-maker, this authoritative workbook will be of value even to the master craftsman, as it reveals the subtle arts of the luthier and the solution to each problem.
Packed with excellent photos and diagrams, the book covers everything the home craftsman needs to know in order to construct a fine instrument that will produce a brilliant, balanced tone over its entire range, and whose action, craftsmanship and finish make it a unique pleasure to play.
All with careful, fully detailed step-by-step instructions and illustrations that leave nothing to the imagination.
"Irving Sloane is a gifted luthier, a maker of concert guitars of extraordinary balance, responsiveness, and beauty." Robert Rouchet.
"The exceptional tonal balance and richness of Irving Sloane's guitars place him among the world's best makers."-Sergio Assadand Odair Assad
"This is the only adequate book on the subject in English; it is worth your money even if you don't intend to build a guitar. Every method and tool described actually works, and the design and illustration are of the quality to be expected from a professional designer."-Whole Earth Catalogue
"Irving Sloane, a fine guitar-maker and designer, has produced an excellent manual of classic guitar construction."-Society of the Classic Guitar.
Book measures approx 7½ x 9¾ inches. 100 pages.
A superb copy of this renowned book on guitar construction and repair.