Maccaferri Guitar Construction Links

Links to information on Maccaferri guitar construction.

Benoit de Bretagne Forum - French guitar forum, includes Selmer restoration

Chris Paulick - Youtube video - gluing binding.

Dave Dyke - luthier supplies

DjangoBooks - Selmer guitar forum

Django Station - French site on the current Django music scene

Django Swing Page - information and forum

Frets.com - huge luthier site, including internal Maccaferri photo

Gypsyguitars.com - guitars & accessories

Hand Purfling Cutter - from Stewart Macdonald

Harp Guitars.net - Maccaferri's harp guitars

Jérôme Casanova, luthier -  restoration pictures of Selmer No. 520

Learning from Selmer - original Selmer photos by luthier Leo Eimers

 Luthier Amateur - Free online guitars plans.

Maccaferri - background information by Paul Hostetter

Michael Collins - construction books & DVDs

Maccaferri Construction - Benoit de Bretagne's pliage method

Musical Instrument Makers Forum

Orville and Robert Milburn - French polishing techniques

R & F.Charle - guitars, plans & books

Roy Courtnall - books & plans

Selmer Maccaferri 1932 - You Tube video of an original

Selmer 503 - You Tube video looking at Django's guitar

Stewart MacDonald - luthier supplies

The Story of Selmer Guitars - by F. Charle

Touchstone Tonewoods - luthier supplies

William Cumpiano - construction techniques, including neck joint

Wilkes Guitars - video of an original 30s Maccaferri.

 

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