Friday, March 12, 2010

Luthier’s literature for sale

I’ve been having a bit of a sort out and have the following items of “luthier’s literature” that I’d like to sell.

Clapton's Guitar: Watching Wayne Henderson Build the Perfect Instrument (Hardcover) by Allen St.John

Hardback edition in very good condition only read once. The story of luthier Wayne Henderson building a guitar for Eric Clapton. Price £7:00

Classical Guitar Making by Arthur E. Overholtzer

Used, 1983 soft cover copy of Overholtzer’s idiosyncratic guide to making a classical guitar; some interesting jigs and fixtures described. Every luthier should read this once! Price £7:00

Ukulele Design and Construction by D. Henry Wickham

Spiral bound in very good condition; a comprehensive guide to building a uke. Price £10:00

DVD French polishing for guitarmakers version 2.0

Excellent step by step guide to French polishing by Ronald Louis Fernadez; I’ve learnt a lot from this! Price £12:00

StewMac Resonator plans both round neck (biscuit) and square neck (spider) versions.

I bought both sets because I made a round neck with a spider resonator! They’ve yellowed with age; I think this is because they’re blue-print style. Price £5:00 each.

The above prices don’t include postage (the Clapton book is heavy!) but I’ll give you a quote, if you want to buy one or more items. You can get my email address from my website.

Here's the resonator that I built! (not for sale!)

PS the next parlour guitar video is up

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you still have Classical Guitar Making by Arthur E. Overholtzer, I'd be interested in buying it from you if shipping isn't too much. I live in the US - Madison Wisconsin. You can email me at: davidabiggs (at) hotmail (dot) com

11:45 PM  
Blogger Gary Nava, Luthier said...

Sorry, all the books have now been sold. Still for sale are the spider reso and SG electric plans and the French polishing DVD.

12:16 PM  

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