The Folk Art Instrument Builders Reference - Charles Atchison
Charles Atchison

The Folk Art Instrument Builders Reference - Charles Atchison

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The Folk Art Instrument Builders Reference by Charles E. Atchison

This book is a reference for the construction of functional folk art & roots instruments.

200 pages with over 400 pictures and illustrations and clear instructions for each topic.

 

This book provides detailed instructions for building the following instruments:

 

One String Diddley Bow

Relic style 4 string Cigar Box Guitar

Tenor Hubcap Banjo

Cajon Drum

Kalimba

Washtub Bass (Gutbucket)

 

It also includes instructions on making your own wooden peg tuners, how to fret your instruments, make your own electric pickup, wiring the instrument, scarf necks, how to give your instruments that distressed, relic look and much, much more.

 

6 x 9 Trade Paperback 200 pgs black and white printing on cream uncoated paper with over 400 pictures and illustrations.

 

 

Table of Contents:

Tools 4
The Cigar Box Guitar 6-66
Wooden Peg Tuners 11-20
Diddley Bow 21-35
Relic Style Four String Guitar 37-66
Distressing the wood 42-48
Ebonizing 44-47
Age metal parts 45
Tenor Hubcap Banjo 67-131
Fret Position Markers 77-78
Fretting the Neck 85-102
Fret Templates 93-95
Dressing the Frets 101-102
Tuning Keys & the Nut 103-108
Staining the Neck 109-113
Attach the Neck 114-117
Adding the Jack & Piezo Pickup 118-122
String Retainer 123-126
Tailpiece, Bridge & Final Assembly 127-131
Headstocks 132-138
Kalimba (Thumb Piano) 139-147
Bracing 148-149
Wind your own Pickups 150-155
Wiring 156-163
Scarf Joint 164-170
Bridges and Tailpieces 171-176
Build a wooden cigar bridge 177-185
Cajón Drum 186-192
Washtub Bass (Gutbucket) 193-198
Recommended Resources 199

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    The Folk Art Instrument Builders Reference by Charles E. Atchison

    This book is a reference for the construction of functional folk art & roots instruments.

    200 pages with over 400 pictures and illustrations and clear instructions for each topic.

     

    This book provides detailed instructions for building the following instruments:

     

    One String Diddley Bow

    Relic style 4 string Cigar Box Guitar

    Tenor Hubcap Banjo

    Cajon Drum

    Kalimba

    Washtub Bass (Gutbucket)

     

    It also includes instructions on making your own wooden peg tuners, how to fret your instruments, make your own electric pickup, wiring the instrument, scarf necks, how to give your instruments that distressed, relic look and much, much more.

     

    6 x 9 Trade Paperback 200 pgs black and white printing on cream uncoated paper with over 400 pictures and illustrations.

     

     

    Table of Contents:

    Tools 4
    The Cigar Box Guitar 6-66
    Wooden Peg Tuners 11-20
    Diddley Bow 21-35
    Relic Style Four String Guitar 37-66
    Distressing the wood 42-48
    Ebonizing 44-47
    Age metal parts 45
    Tenor Hubcap Banjo 67-131
    Fret Position Markers 77-78
    Fretting the Neck 85-102
    Fret Templates 93-95
    Dressing the Frets 101-102
    Tuning Keys & the Nut 103-108
    Staining the Neck 109-113
    Attach the Neck 114-117
    Adding the Jack & Piezo Pickup 118-122
    String Retainer 123-126
    Tailpiece, Bridge & Final Assembly 127-131
    Headstocks 132-138
    Kalimba (Thumb Piano) 139-147
    Bracing 148-149
    Wind your own Pickups 150-155
    Wiring 156-163
    Scarf Joint 164-170
    Bridges and Tailpieces 171-176
    Build a wooden cigar bridge 177-185
    Cajón Drum 186-192
    Washtub Bass (Gutbucket) 193-198
    Recommended Resources 199

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    ISBN: 978-0-69-231718-1
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