American Lutherie #121 cover shows a string bass in quilted maple taking shape on the workbench of Arnold Schnitzer

American Lutherie #121
Spring Issue 2015
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Page 16 - Meet the Maker: Arnold Schnitzer by James Condino
A jig holds a complete bass horizontal by the neck and endpin A jig holds a complete bass horizontal by the neck and endpin Several completed basses    
This jig holds a complete bass horizontally by the neck and the endpin and allows it to be rotated for finishing.      
Arnold Schnitzer and a horse Another photo of Arnold Schnitzer and a horse Arnold Schnitzer with a upright bass inside a barn Color photo of Arnold Schnitzer with a upright bass inside a barn Arnold Schnitzer with a upright bass
The black and white are film ilford hp5 in rodinal 1:50 with a 1965 Rollieflex
Page 34 - Meet the Maker: Manuel Diaz by Federico Sheppard
Manuel Diaz (right) and Federico Sheppard Manuel (right) poses with author Federico Sheppard.  
A guitar by Manuel Diaz A few guitars in the process of construction One of many framed items in Manuel Diaz's shop Inside the shop of Manuel Diaz Some souvenirs in Manuel Diaz's shop
Manuel Diaz holds a clear plastic guitar he made to show of his longitudinal bracing pattern A guitar back on a jig with the longitudinal braces being glued      
Manuel made this clear plastic guitar for a trade show some years ago to show off his longitudinal bracing pattern. In the photo at right, notice the back on the jig with longitudinal braces being glued.  

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