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Koll began playing guitar at the age of 12, and discovered irving sloan s book, classic guitar construction, at a southern california library. Buy classic guitar construction by irving sloane online at alibris. Soon afterward he utilized his wealth of knowledge and redesigned these patented machines for the string bass. We buy and sell high quality classical and flamenco guitars. These tuners were designed by luthier irving sloane and the manufacturing is now done by waverly. Irving sloan, a fine guitar maker and designer, has produced an excellent manual of classic guitar construction. With lists of simple hand tools,this lovely book is informative to novice or. Classic guitar construction book by irving sloane 2.
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