Read this book as I had a burning desire to build a cigar box bass. Step by step guide to setting up and getting the best out of your instrument whether it's a Fender Gibson Gretch or copy. File Size : 37.19 MB Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published “Besides quality of production (it’s printed entirely on heavy paper stock and features full-color photos throughout), [the book] excels in the simplicity of its presentation: the instructions are logical and well detailed, and they promote use of common tools and easily acquired materials. There is a ton of information in here on top of that, from headstock design to electronics. I enjoyed this book, but it left me asking a LOT of questions. Refresh and try again. I'm put off by the fact that the author constantly refers the reader to Stewart MacDonald, to purchase parts - I'm sure they're a good company, but still, I bought a book, not a commercial. How To Setup Your Guitar Like A Pro: An Easy Guide for Beginners, Complete Guitar Care & Maintenance: The Ultimate Owners Guide, How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great! Step by step processes to construct both a six string electric guitar and a four string bass guitar. There was a problem loading your book clubs. He has so much knowledge of the electric guitar and how they work and why different parts function the way they do. In all honesty, there's no information in this book that you couldn't find in 30 seconds on YouTube. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. From shopping for a first electric guitar to setting customized action, this do-it-yourself primer for owning and maintaining an electric guitar explains the ins and outs of choosing the right guitar; cleaning, tools, and basic maintenance; personalizing and improving on a “factory setup;” troubleshooting; basic guitar electronics; choosing and installing replacement pickups, pots, switches, and capacitors; setups of the pros; and much more. Please try again. Read : 493, Author : Format : PDF, Kindle Read : 1144, Author : Tom Hirst Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Photography isn't great. Read : 911, Author : Martin Koch However, even after a number of years playing and having a basic woodworking knowledge, the knowledge gained from this book does not make me feel confident enough to attempt to build a guitar through the process he describes. Also includes cutout tool sheet with specialized guitar gauges at the back of the book! Author : Melvyn Hiscock Read : 759, Author : Donald Brosnac As useful as its predecessors, this work should be discussed in terms of its distinguishing features. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Something went wrong. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Download : 522 Download : 887 The instructions emphasize simplicity and logic, use common tools and easy-to-order materials, and provide resources for obtaining electronic components and other hardware. In addition, the authors, both craftsmen and musicians, include methodology for constructing an electric bass guitar, which differs in degree from a six-string guitar and is usually not covered in books of this nature. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. Melvyn Hiscock has had the time, talent and infinite patience to produce this fine work, just the very thing I could have done with had it been available 30 years ago! As noted by some reviews, the book does not dictate your design by giving you the dimensions of every cut (after all if you're building a custom guitar, why copy someone else's), but it does do a good job giving you the critical dimensions that relate to any guitar design. Great Information - deceptive product description, Reviewed in the United States on January 10, 2018. Click REGISTER below and just submit your email address to be notified of the release date, and when you can order the book. I have learnt lots from reading this text. Format : PDF, Kindle Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 4, 2018. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Lastly, there is its affordability. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. by NBS Publications. It's simply that they are the most influential and prevalent designs and many other guitars using similar ideas and technology. Be the first to ask a question about Make Your Own Electric Guitar. File Size : 43.27 MB Download : 962 Something went wrong. Having said that, he makes it easy to understand no matter what stage of guitar you are learning. Thanks Melvyn! I enjoyed the book and the process. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. File Size : 60.75 MB Since 1986, these people have turned to one book: Make Your Own Electric Guitar.Written in a clear, relaxed style, it covers every facet of guitar … But a bit of a disappointment for the more experienced tinkerer - there are far more comprehensive resources at or seymour duncan, or the many excellent how-to videos on youtube. All Rights Reserved. I have a few books and dvds on how to build electric guitars and this is my go to book. Unable to add item to List. Lib., Providence, RI. Please try your request again later. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Download : 284 You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Welcome back. Read : 1055, Author : I wanted to make my own for a long time and found this to be the best book. I've never even known what radius my fretboard was - that's the kind of person i am. Download : 568 Read : 1257, Author : Robert Shaw Some useful information, though limited in 'depth' somehow. Highly recommended for all woodworking collections. Cette méthode permet de construire des guitares standard, pour faire des guitares s'écartant des sentiers battus, il faudra investir dans d'autres livres plus techniques. It was easy to follow with a lot of great info. Since 1986, these people have turned to one book: To see what your friends thought of this book. Format : PDF Great resource but photos could have been in colour. Please try again. Download : 911 I bought mine 2nd hand from Wordery - The book is in great condition, but no mention that the DVD was not included/missing. Make Your Own Electric Guitar & Bass is a great book that follows a build-along sort of style, where you are walked through a master plan to a finished product. In that area, everything is referred to in the general perspective. Subjects: Electric guitar … Highly recommended.”—, Electric Guitar Making & Marketing: How to build and market high-end instruments, from your workshop's setup to the complete business plan, Electric Guitar and Bass Design: The guitar or bass of your dreams, from the first draft to the complete plan, Building Electric Guitars: How to Make Solid-Body, Hollow-Body and Semi-Acoustic Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars, How to Build Electric Guitars: The Complete Guide to Building and Setting Up Your Own Custom Guitar, Guitar Electronics Understanding Wiring and Diagrams: Learn step by step how to completely wire your electric guitar, How To Setup Your Guitar Like A Pro: An Easy Guide for Beginners, Do-it-yourself project books will always be popular with library patrons, and the "build your own guitar" field has gotten somewhat crowded. Topics covered include wood selection, tools, electronic components and construction. File Size : 40.99 MB Please try again. He does a good job in explaining the process. Read : 1181, Author : Bruce Bartlett File Size : 56.33 MB He also gives small history lessons on certain parts to help explain the differences and why changes were made. This new edition is overhauled from top to bottom and re-organized to make it easy for the reader to make his electric guitar sound and play great. Since 1986, these people have turned to one book: Guitar Repair: A Manual of Repair for Guitars and Fretted Instruments. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviewed in the United States on November 19, 2001.