The Ultimate Bluegrass Mandolin Construction Manual
The Ultimate Bluegrass Mandolin Construction Manual, by Roger H. Siminoff,this text has been "on the drawing board" for more than three decades (since the publication of Roger Siminoff's first Constructing a Bluegrass Mandolin in 1973). Includes more than 250 photographs, in-depth instructions on tap tuning, soundboard and backboard carving, inlays, full-color section on grain contrast and finishing, and much more. Includes a set of version 2 highly-detailed computer-generated full-size drawings of the F-5 mandolin. 144 pages.