Left Brain Lutherie has 1 rating and 1 review. Darren said: Not many books out there that clearly expain how to measure wood properties like Young’s modu. Left-Brain Lutherie, David C. Hurd, Ph.D. This is a great book for those who attack instrument construction from a more scientific approach. Dr. Hurd applies. In the Spring of , I started a “Left Brain Lutherie” discussion group on my server. This group still exists and has been taken over by Jeremy Locke.

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Left-Brain Lutherie Book

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Join the other lutherie literati and combine the left and right halves of your brain for instrument making Description of Methods for Wood Properties Measurements Other Topics in Instrument Building Generating Apparent Thickness and Eh 3 Maps Marti2 marked it as to-read Jan 18, I show experimental setups in sufficient detail so that those reading this book can duplicate and extend these studies. Santiago Argibay marked it as to-read May 09, Validation of the Bridge Torque Models Lists with This Book.


General Dimensions of Bridges To ask other readers questions about Left Brain Lutherieplease sign up. Dave B marked it as to-read Sep 15, An Additional Downward Force on the Bridge Measuring Instrument String Compensation Statement of the Problem Body Size and Air Resonance – an Introduction No trivia or quizzes yet.

Beginning of the Braced Disk Discussion A Statement of the Problem I believe that if you take the time to read and think about the information herein and practice using the spreadsheets to understand more about your wood and building, that you will be considerably more consistent with respect to the type of sound you wish to achieve and the long-term stability of the instrument as well.

Summary of Guitar Family Examples: William Blanchette marked it as to-read Aug 16, Using Spreadsheets Based on Meyer’s Data There are great explanations in there about calculating torque under string tension, etc, as well as useful excel files for adapting to your own build logs.

As of October 1st, more than books out the door. Effects of Brace Size and Shape on Stiffness Mark Feedsfrome marked it as to-read Apr 05, Derivation of Comparison Formulas Pedro marked it as to-read Jan 06, Effect of Brakn Change on Wood Dimensions I have tried to make the format of the book practical and readable: Not many lsft out there that clearly expain how to measure wood properties like Young’s modulus of elasticity MOE in relationship to stringed instrument building.


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Booker marked it as to-read Jan 04, Properties to be Measured In all honesty, it took me a fair amount of time to research and write the book since I am not facile in either physics or mathematics. Creating a Model for Estimating Torque on the Bridge