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Make Your Own Electric Guitar by Melvyn Hiscock

Guitar Player Repair Guide By Dan Erlewine

Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish by Bob Flexner




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building electric guitars by martin koch
that and the already mentioned melvyn hiscock one are essential for building electric guitars the martin koch one isn't mentioned as much but it's as good or better
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Cheers boys,
that actually cleared up half of what I needed to know, any reccomendations for acoustic guitar making?
actually, where can i get the books you've already recommended, what sites?
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Cheers boys,
that actually cleared up half of what I needed to know, any reccomendations for acoustic guitar making?
actually, where can i get the books you've already recommended, what sites?

amazon is where I get mine
This is a great book it has tons of stuff for acoustic guitar making
http://www.amazon.com/Guitarmaking-Tradition-Technology-Construction-Steel-String/dp/0811806405/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_b
another good one for steel string acoustics
http://www.amazon.com/Steel-String-Guitar-Construction-Six-String-Twelve-String/dp/0933224168/ref=pd_sim_b_35
classical acoustics
http://www.amazon.com/Classic-Guitar-Construction-Irving-Sloane/dp/0933224141/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1224187616&sr=1-1
guitar repair
http://www.amazon.com/Guitar-Repair-Guitars-Instruments-Strummer/dp/093322415X/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1224187616&sr=1-5

the last 3 are all of irving sloane's books they are all great