American Lutherie #87
Fall 2006

This issue’s cover shows the smiling faces of the hoards of happy campers at our recent 18th Convention/Exhibition. And it’s in living color!

Photo by Robert Desmond

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A Luthier’s Choices

by Kenny Hill

Kenny Hill spoke at our convention two years ago about his journey as a guitar maker, which has been quite a journey so far...China, Mexico, prison...find out where lutherie will take Kenny next.

This issue’s cover shows the smiling faces of the hoards of happy campers at our recent 18th Convention/Exhibition. And it’s in living color!

Photo by Robert Desmond

American Lutherie #87 – Fall 2006

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This issue’s cover shows the smiling faces of the hoards of happy campers at our recent 18th Convention/Exhibition. And it’s in living color!

Photo by Robert Desmond

The Power of Circles

by Michael Darnton

Michael Darnton gives us the lowdown on why fine violins look the way they do. It’s all about the circles, people!

Meet the Maker: Tom Shinness

by Jonathon Peterson

Meet musician and budding luthier Tom Shinness. Tom just loves those harp guitars. See his amazing creation of gararge-sale-instruments-turned-harp-guitar.

2006 GAL Convention Coverage

by Tim Olsen

And speaking of conventions, more than a few people told us this one was the best ever! Some of the finest luthiers in the world were there sharing lutherie info in inimitable GAL style. Why here’s one of those fine luthiers now, Steve Andersen, demonstrating the fitting of an archtop guitar bridge to a rapt audience of GAL members. See complete convention coverage in this issue.

Parametric Solid Modeling Software

by R.M. Mottola

R.M. Mottola introduces us to Parametric Solid Modeling (PSM) and shows us how we can use it in average-luthier applications.

Fighting with Wolves

by Alastair Fordyce

Alastair Fordyce helps us fend off those wolf notes that may be knocking at our door.

Fabio’s Fabulously Simple Neck Joint

by Fabio Ragghianti

Want to make a fabulously simple neck joint? Fabio Ragghianti will show you how!

Sixty Seconds or Less

by Daniel Fobert

Daniel Fobert was inspired by Fred Carlson’s Universal Worktable to make one for carved-top instruments. He can set an entire array of clamps for gluing on a top in under one minute flat! See how he does it.

The Making of a Maker

by Tobias Berg

Tobias Berg shares his story of international lutherie intrigue, or how he traveled the globe to become a luthier.

The “Wintonbeast” 7-String Lap Steel Guitar

by David Worthy

David Worthy introduces us to his 7-string “Wintonbeast” an extended lap steel.