This is a through workbook on guitar-making. The author leads the reader, step by step. This manual is understandable and practical for the layman or beginning luthier. Practically every page of this volume is illustrated with diagrams and excellent photographs, presented clearly. Includes chapters on wood, supplies, tools, warped neck, action, cracks, refretting, seam separation, bridge, pick guards, cracks, restoration techniques, refinishing.