Literature for instrument making

Instrument making literature is essential for anyone interested in the art and craftsmanship of making musical instruments. Especially in the field of drone instruments and traditional European instruments there is a rich variety of techniques and traditions. Drone instruments such as bagpipes, hurdy-gurdies and nyckelharpa have a long history and fascinating construction methods that can inspire both experienced craftsmen and curious beginners.

Other traditional instruments also play an important role in European instrument making. These include the Celtic harp, the diatonic accordion and the zither, all of which have their own unique construction methods and tonal characteristics. The literature in this area offers detailed instructions, historical background and practical tips to help you build these fascinating instruments yourself or deepen your knowledge of them.

Below you will find a selection of books that deal intensively with instrument making. These works offer you valuable insights and practical instructions to expand your craftsmanship and deepen your passion for traditional instruments. Have fun discovering and building!

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