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Model 9781497100077

Fox Chapel - The Uke Book Illustrated

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In this beautifully illustrated book, a master luthier and a painter tell their story of the creation of a musical instrument. The Uke Book Illustrated clearly explains every step of the process...

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In this beautifully illustrated book, a master luthier and a painter tell their story of the creation of a musical instrument. The Uke Book Illustrated clearly explains every step of the process through concise notes and informative drawings in the format of a graphic novel. This artistically conceived and executed book reveals the practical aspects of an ancient trade, showing of the preparation and selection of materials, assembly and construction, the tools and jigs, and how to approach the work.

Anyone who wants to gain insight into how a musical instrument is made will appreciate the clear and informative line drawings and the beautiful watercolor illustrations that fill every page, making the building process easy to follow. This book is not just for crafters and woodworkers, but also for musicians, artists, and anyone who enjoys a good story and is fascinated by the handcrafting process. Softcover, 248 full color pages, ISBN 9781497100077.

  • Beautifully illustrated book that tells the story of how a ukulele is made
  • Clearly explains every step in the format of a graphic novel
  • Informative line drawings and watercolor illustrations fill every page
  • Guidance from a classically trained master luthier

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