Mandolin Cafe News

New Music
Builder News
Special Events
Bill Graham

News Search

NOTE: you are viewing old, archived Mandolin Cafe News articles. Our news has relocated here.

Siminoff's Luthiers Glossary

By Mandolin Cafe
December 23, 2008 - 9:30 am

Email article Email article  Printer friendly Printer friendly

Siminoff's Luthiers Glossary

Siminoff's Luthiers Glossary

Siminoff's Luthiers Glossary, First Edition, is a new publication by Roger H. Siminoff of Siminoff Banjo & Mandolin of Arroyo Grand, California. This collection includes more than 800 technical terms used in the design, construction, and production of string musical instruments.

The Glossary is intended for all levels of builders from beginners to advanced, and features descriptions of parts, techniques, tools, adhesives, finishes, machinery, woods, stains, acoustics, and legal terms.

The Appendix includes numerous valuable data tables along with two dozen color plates to help recognize the tonewoods and decorative woods used in luthierie.

Released: Decmeber, 2008
6" x 9" softcover
206 pages
Published by Hal Leonard Publishing

Additional information:
Purchase: From author
Author's web site

CollingsElderly InstrumentsEastman MandolinsMorgan MusicAcoustic Music CompanyThe Music EmporiumKentucky MandolinsEllis MandolinsWeber MandolinsMandolin World HeadquatersThe Mandolin StoreD'Addario