Table of contents for Classical guitar making : a modern approach to traditional design / John S. Bogdanovich.

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Contents
Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
Part I -- Preparation
Chapter 1. The Guitar
Anatomy of the Guitar
Sound
Choosing a Guitar to Build or Buy
Chapter 2. Wood
Types of Wood Used in Building Guitars
Moisture Content
Cuts, Grain, and Selection
Chapter 3. The Shop
Workbenches
Equipment
Power Tools
Router Accessories
Hand Tools
Vises and Clamps
Bench Tools
Specialty Items
Humidity Control
Chapter 4. Work Boards, Molds, and Templates
The Plantilla
Side Mold
Lining Mold
The Solera
Headpiece Template and Drilling Jig
Back Work Board
Chapter 5. Preparation and Planning
Choosing the Color and Design Scheme
Materials and Parts
Plans and Layout
Part II -- Construction
Chapter 6. The Neck
The Neck Blank
The Headpiece
The Heel
Chapter 7. The Sides
Bending and Laminating the Sides
Linings
Assembling the Neck and Sides
Chapter 8. The Details
Bindings, Purflings, and Back and Butt Strips
Wheat Motif
Chapter 9. The Top
Selecting a Top
Jointing and Thicknessing
The Rosette
Bracing and Patches
Chapter 10. The Back
Jointing and Thicknessing
Bracing
Chapter 11. Assembling the Body
Gluing on the Top
Gluing on the Back
Bindings and Purflings
Heel Cap and Butt Strip
Chapter 12. The Fingerboard
Making and Installing the Fingerboard
Fretting
Shaping the Neck
Part III -- Final Touches
Chapter 13. Finishing
Understanding Finish
Final Touches and Prepping for Finishing
French Polishing
Lacquering
Chapter 14. The Bridge
Bridge Design
Building the Bridge
Installing the Bridge
Chapter 15. Setup
The Nut, Saddle, and Tuning Machines
Strings and Final Setup
Care of Your Guitar
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Guitar -- Construction.