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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Too bad the formatting got converted into a wall of text. Looking for beautiful books? Feb 01, Marie Axe added it. Guitar Maintenance and Customizing – adjustments, electronics, repairs.

Kamal Sharma rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Essentially everything you would need to know to be a well rounded guitar player is included including denger guitar. Completely redesigned and with many more full-color photos than the original, this new edition surveys recent models and profiles current masters, includes an expanded lesson section, and encompasses 10 years of technological change in recording and amplification.

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The best single book on the topic: Jan 30, Sean Keefe rated it it was amazing. Typeset by Rowland Phototypeserting Limited. It makes no mention of Joe Satriani whatsoever! Skip to main content. Lots of good chord and scale voicings for those of us that need quick reference. May 18, Roger Scanlon rated it really liked it.

The Guitar Handbook

Its uniquely devised learning gguitar combines specially commissioned, step-by-step photographs with a chord dictionary containing over easy-to-follow fingerings, and clear, concise text.

A fantastic resource for anyone interested in the electric guitar.


Girl, Wash Your Face: People who bought this also bought. The other parts of the care package: Fripp’s introduction — this book has actually aged pretty well. Would be great if they added to gkitar alot more to make it “fully complete”.

I would recommend any other Gen-Xers out there to consider doing the same. Cello Sonata in a Minor, Op.

The style is excellent and clear. It is also a comprehensive manual on guitar hardware and performance technology, sound equipment, special effects, and recording facilities. It was because I didn’t believe you were serious about it.

The Guitar Handbook by Ralph Denyer (1992, Paperback, Revised)

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. References to this book Engineering the Guitar: The chord book towards the end is handy. Any Condition Any Condition. Zen Guitar Philip Toshio Sudo. You may denyfr like. So it’s good to be able to make your guitar as playable as possible, whether it’s a First Act thingie from Wal-Mart or a Les Paul Custom you found in your uncle’s basement.

It’s also amazing how packed in the information is into only or so pages. Contains 43 pages of full-color photos and illustrations. The Guitar Handbook is really too modest of a title for how much information this book contains.

Not very adequate for learning how to play a guitar, as it has no exercises – it just lays down the theory without any kind of step-by-step exercises or progressive learning curve fuitar it does feature a great, complete and handy chord dictionary and charts but great as a reference book as it has very complete and varied handbok on guitar theory, equipment, guitar history and even includes small bios on guotar luminaries it’s somewhat crimminal that it does not reference Jimmy Page but I suppose I can forgive them for such a minor mistake.

A really nice reference book for the guitar. Jun 20, Beatles rated it really liked it Shelves: A borrowed copy sent me looking for my own. But that’s no reflection on this book. Bought it new in Contents Typeset by Rowland Phototypeserting Limited. Perhaps the section on pioneering guitarists could be expanded to include a few more names, and perhaps there are better books to use if you are starting playing from scratch such as the ones that include CDs etcbut all in all very complete.


This section was actually fun to read and was quite informative about several guitar players who had influenced my own playing. Complete Guitar Repair Hideo Kamamoto. Even after nearly 30 years, I still occasionally use this as a work of reference. When I first started playing the guitar 2 decades ago, a friend had a copy of an earlier edition of this guide and he gave me the book to use while I was getting started.

A pleasure just to pick up and browse through at any time, practicing or not. Refresh and try again. Waggon Wheels Hugh Colledge. Weirdly, I had no interest in computers back then.

This book also deals with issues such as adjusting your guitar’s neck, the ‘playing action’ and amplification and should really be on the bookshelf of every self respecting guitar owner. This is a helpful and technical section which instructs the reader on the ins and outs of the make-up of his instrument.

They really did a good overall job on this book. This book also deals with issues such as adjusting your guitar’s neck, the ‘playing action’ and amplification and should really be on the bookshelf of A very complete sourcebook and ‘owner’s manual’ for both would-be guitarists and veteran axe-slingers.