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Written by Mark French, author of Engineering the Guitar: Theory and Practice, and features a foreword written by Bob Taylor, President of Taylor Guitars
Provides a practical, accessible approach to the technical aspects of instrument making without using advanced math
Features coverage of electronics such as active pickups, pre-amps and audio effects as well as alternative materials, including composites
Featuring chapters on physics, structure, sound and design specifics, Technology of the Guitar also includes coverage of historical content, composition of strings and their effects on sound quality, and important designs. Additionally, author Mark French discusses case studies of historically significant and technologically innovative instruments.
This is a complete reference useful for a broad range of readers including guitar manufacturer employees, working luthiers, and interested guitar enthusiasts who do not have a science or engineering background.