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Review: Classic Gutiar Making by Arthur E. Overholtzer

Review: Classic Gutiar Making by Arthur E. Overholtzer

Reviewed by Robert S. Anderson

Originally published in Guild of American Luthiers Newsletter, Volume 2 #3, 1974

Classic Guitar Making
Arthur E. Overholtzer
Published by: Lawrence A Brock
1929 Mangrove Ave.
Chico, California 95926

This book is a comprehensive work of the classic guitar. It is a large book, 8 1/2"×11" with over 300 pages, well illustrated, with more than 300 drawings and pictures. Beginning with the selection of the proper wood, to the application of a mirror-like finish, it is quite complete. It also tells how to do many things with different methods; by hand, with a router and jig, etc.

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