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Review: The Workbench Book by Scott Landis

Review: The Workbench Book by Scott Landis

Reviewed by Robert Lundberg

Originally published in American Lutherie #32, 1992 and Big Red Book of American Lutherie Volume Three, 2004

The Workbench Book
Scott Landis
Taunton Press, 1987. 248 pp.
ISBN 0-918804-76-0

Even though this book was published several years ago and so is likely known to many of you, I thought it might be worthwhile to look at it specifically from a luthier’s point of view.

It is clear from the first glance that The Workbench Book is a truly remarkable book which will be of great interest to anyone making things from wood or working with wooden objects. From the experienced woodworking professional to the neophyte, everyone will find this an interesting and intriguing resource which in my library has the privilege of sharing, with only a few other books, a spot on my reference shelf.

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