You can never have too many guitars. The same goes for guitar building books. Here you will find a nice collection of books on guitar building, maintenance and repair. New books will be added when they become available.
Guitar Finishing Step by Step is for everyone looking to learn how to give your guitar or bass a professional nitrocellulose finish. This is the second revised edition written by Dan Erlewine and Don MacRostie
Electric Guitar & Bass Making & Marketing by Leo Lospennato is the only book on guitarbuilding and marketing.
So, if you are planning to sell your handmade guitars and basses Electric Guitar & Bass Making & Marketing is a must-read.
Making An Archtop Guitar by Robbert Benedetto is he definitive work on the design and construction of an acoustic archtop guitar, this updated second edition features 288 pages of content, including 24 color pages and 4 tear-outs.
The Art Of Lutherie offers a glimpse into the mind and craft of luthier Tom Bills, whom many consider to be one of the most talented luthiers today. In this beautifully written and enjoyable read, Tom elegantly and clearly shares his best-kept secrets and methods of custom guitar making - those which make his guitars favorites among top collectors and players.
A guide to building great tone in acoustic stringed instruments. An essential item for the instrument builder, The Luthier's Handbook explores the secrets and science behind making good-sounding acoustic stringed instruments.