My guitar building book shelf

Acoustic guitars

Making Master Guitars, Courtnall

Classical Guitar Making, Bogdanovich

The Guitar Maker's Workshop, Middleton

Guitarmaking, Cumpiano/Natelson

Build Your Own Acoustic Guitar, Kinkead

The Responsive Guitar and Making The Responsive Guitar, Somogyi
Buy at esomogyi.com

The Bouzouki Book, McDonald
Buy at mcdonaldstrings.com

A Guitar Maker's Manual, Williams

The Steel String Guitar, Young No longer available

Steel String Guitar Construction, Sloane

Step-by-Step Guitar Making, Willis

Between the Ideal and the Possible, Forster & Best
Buy at YPD Books

Gitarrenbau, Koch

Gitarre selbst gebaut, Hromek No longer available

The Making of Stringed Instruments, Buchanan

The Creation Of The Natura Elite Archtop Guitar, Bills

 

Electric guitars

Making an Archtop Guitar, Benedetto

Making A Laminated Hollowbody Electric Guitar, English

Building an Electric Archtop Guitar, Laplante

Build Your Own Electric Guitar, Oackham

Make Your Own Electric Guitar, Hiscock

Electric Guitar Construction, Hirst

Constructing a Solid-Body Guitar, Siminoff

Make Your Own Electric Guitar & Bass, Waring/Raymond

Building Electric Guitars, Koch

Guitars, Design, Production and Repair, Donahue

It's easy to Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar, Koch

E-Gitarrenbau vom Praktiker für Praktiker, Waldy

E-Gitarrenbau, Koch

Build Your Own Electric Guitar, Foley

Guitar Finishing STEP BY STEP, Erlewine, MacRostie
Buy at www.stewmac.com

eBook: HOW TO Create A Factory Guitar Finish With Just A Couple Of Spray Cans!, Gleneicki
Buy at www.paintyourownguitar.com

Ich baue mir eine elektrische Gitarre, Brosnac

Electric Guitar & Electric Bass Design, Lospennato

How to Build Electric Guitars, Kelly

Electric Guitar Sound Secrets and Technology, Lemme

Every author chooses a different approach or a different style, and one has to keep trying to learn from more then just one source to constantly widen one's horizon.
Martin Koch
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