Last edited by Zolojinn
Sunday, October 11, 2020 | History

3 edition of The Making of Stringed Instruments found in the catalog.

The Making of Stringed Instruments

A Workshop Guide

by George Buchanan

  • 246 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by B T Batsford Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture & cabinetmaking,
  • Musical instruments & instrumental ensembles,
  • Musical Instruments - Construction And Repair,
  • Hobbies/Crafts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9712187M
    ISBN 100713450436
    ISBN 109780713450439

      A diary about making stringed musical instruments. Stanley made two side rebate planes, numbered 98 which were mirror images of each other, designed to cut either the left or right vertical sides of a channel or dado. Making Music: The Art of Hand-built Stringed Instruments. By Susan Roach "If you vibrate or rub a string on a good fiddle, it's like tossing a pebble on a smooth pool of water, and the waves spread out evenly.

    Making Gourd Musical Instruments is the book for anyone who has ever wanted to make a musical instrument. These ageless instruments are made using the simplest of tools and skills, yet still bring delight to musicians around the world today. # - $   After talking about the blueprints and reading the book, If I Built A House, by Chris Van Dusen, the children came to the understanding that blueprints are “directions” and “instructions”. We used this framework to think about how we might create stringed instruments – now working 2d to 3d. “These knobs are important.

      When Ed Stilley, 85, started making stringed instruments more than three decades ago, he had no idea what he was doing. He’d had no instruction and .   The surviving Zanetto instruments are ascribed to dates around , but have remarkably well-conceived archings, not as high or bulbous as many subsequent Brescian instruments. The corners are long and elegant, and the f-holes, like early violin family instruments of almost every origin, have very pointed wings and large eyes.


Share this book
You might also like
Coliforms in distribution systems

Coliforms in distribution systems

History and contemporary India

History and contemporary India

Financial condition of the Delaware and Hudson Railway

Financial condition of the Delaware and Hudson Railway

Cooking the Indian way

Cooking the Indian way

Policy on sexual harassment

Policy on sexual harassment

Father Stafford

Father Stafford

young Titan.

young Titan.

Bummer Summer

Bummer Summer

Scope of exemption from state securities regulation

Scope of exemption from state securities regulation

The study of sociology

The study of sociology

Preparing for parenthood

Preparing for parenthood

Elements of income tax--individual

Elements of income tax--individual

Fiscal policy and economic development in India

Fiscal policy and economic development in India

The Making of Stringed Instruments by George Buchanan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title: The Making of Stringed Instruments-A Workshop Guide Hardcover edition First Published Pages: This well written book is divided in 7 parts: Introduction Part I: The Workshop-General tools-Homemade and specialist tools-Adhesive-Wood/5(11). If you are interested in making musical instruments this is a good book but it's not for those with no experience.

Ths book contains plans and instructions for making eight different stringed instruments: a bowed psaltery, a lyre, a simple lute, an appalachian dulcimer, a flat-backed mandolin, a mediaeval fiddle, a gothic harp and a guitar/5(8).

Making early stringed instruments. [Ronald Zachary Taylor] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Zachary Taylor.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Experience the joy of making music in a whole new wayfrom choosing the wood to playing the last note. More than illustrations and a straightforward text explain every stage of crafting stringed instruments, including detailed plans and instructions for constructing a /5.

The books and videos each guide you through the making of an instrument from a block of wood to the finished instrument. We also offer books and DVD's on violin bow rehairing or The Making of Stringed Instruments book, with plans for a holding fixture designed to make your work easier, as well as other subjects of interest to luthiers and musicians, amateur or professional.

Get this from a library. Making music with stringed instruments. [Erica Smith] -- Introduces the violin, viola, cello, and bass, as well as the basic techniques for choosing and beginning to play a stringed instrument with a bow.

Historical Lute Construction Praise for Historical Lute Construction: “Robert Lundberg was known as a meticulous researcher and craftsperson. I wish he’d been involved in violins instead of lutes — the violin field could use more people like him. Nevertheless, his lute construction series was so interesting, well-done, and unique, I think the book should be [ ].

Synopsis This guide to making stringed instruments contains over diagrams together with explanatory text. It is written by a craftsman who specializes in making stringed instruments and who understands beginners' problems and who provides sensible solutions to them.

The first project, a /5(13). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Making of Stringed Instruments: A Workshop Guide by George Buchanan (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Making Early Stringed Instruments by R. Zachary Taylor Book description This book contains complete measured drawings, diagrams, and construction details for eight instruments; a Psaltery, Rote or Lyre, Lute, Dulcimer, Mandolin, Medieval Fiddle, Gothic Harp, and Classic Guitar.

Paperback: pages. Buy Making Stringed Instruments: A Workshop Guide by Buchanan, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). Stringed instrument - Stringed instrument - Artistry in instrument making: There is no reason to suppose that the shape of an instrument is governed only by acoustic requirements; it seems often to be the other way around: the symbolically appropriate shape preferred by a given culture produces a particular tone quality, which then becomes the desirable one.

How to make an exciting stringed instrument from simple junk materials. One of the projects from Nick Penny's book "Making Musical Instruments from Junk". the theme of music and musical instruments.

It’s not a stretch either. Both music and musical instruments are intimately connected to the physics of waves and sound. To fully appreciate what occurs in a musical instrument when it makes music or to understand the rationale for the development of the.

The book includes detailed instructions explaining the techniques for making a mandolin; chapters on the nature of wood, adhesives, and other materials for those new to woodworking; sections on the acoustics and dynamics of the bridge, belly, and sound box, as well as string technology, tone theory, optimum performance, and playability; an.

Violin Making & Repair is learned through hands-on work. The program follows the highest standards of the craft and teaches repair, restoration, and set-up of stringed instruments.

Over the course of this three-year program, you’ll build six violins and a viola. The kids have also found themselves creating a lot more. And, new to us, has been a lot of crafting homemade musical boys have always loved to dance (or run with their arms flailing) to music, but have only just begun to show an interest in creating the music themselves.

Engage. Review the members of the string instrument family. Distribute the Instrument Families of the Orchestra handout located within the Resource Carousel, and observe images of the stringed instruments at Perfect Pitch.

Discuss the different instruments, using the images to clarify any uncertainties. Bluett Bros. Handmade Instruments Bluett Bros. Violins is a music and violin shop, specializing in all stringed instruments, located in York, PA. Shop owner Mark Bluett has been running his business as a Master Luthier since Mark has also been a professional musician for 40 years, honing his craft of lutherie and musicianship over time.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Masterpieces of Italian Violin Making (): Important Stringed Instruments from the Collection at the Royal Academy of. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Author: David Rattray. Making Stringed Instruments: A Workshop Guide by George Buchanan starting at $ Making Stringed Instruments: A Workshop Guide has 1 available editions.

Techniques for stringed instrument making is highly specialised and very different from furniture making and carpentry in general. Skill in bending wood to make the sides of the instruments is very specific, whilst the craftsman has to develop a sculptural eye to work with the curves of the back and the belly, as well as specific knowledge of the acoustic properties of wood in order to create.Build a Quality Stringed Instrument.

Every musician has the dream of crafting their own instrument. With the right guidance and a little time, this dream is achievable. Guidance is available from many sources. Some people need little more than a reference book; others need one-on-one instruction. On these pages you will find information that will assist people on both ends on the.