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FEATURES BY ERVIN SOMOGYI:


Whence the Steel String Guitar?
Or: The Steel String Guitar, For Dummies

Part 1   Part 2


Why Lutherie?
"American Lutherie" #58, Summer 1999


Principles of Guitar Dynamics and Design?
"American Lutherie" #36, Winter 1993


The State of the Contemporary Guitar
Part 1   Part 2   Part 3   Part 4

"Fingerstyle Guitar" #40-44, 2000-01


Tonewoods in Guitars


Lutherie Trivia
"American Lutherie" #36, Winter 1993


Some Thoughts on the Differences Between Handmade and Factory Made Guitars

>> Online Illustrated Version
>> Spanish     >> French


My Adventures in Book Publishing


On the Matter of Advertising Slogans


Guitars, Virtue, and Nudity: The Guitar as an Icon of Culture, Class Status, and Social Values


"La Guitarra": A Psychological Insight Into Flamenco


The Carmel Classic Guitar Festival of 1977


The Guitar as an Emergent System


The G.A.L., Healsdburg, N.C.A.L., and Me
Part 1    Part 2


The Wisdom of the Hands


On The Challenges To The Luthier In Mastering Both Steel String And Classical Guitar Making


Top Thickness in Guitars (pdf)


Is it Art or Craft? (pdf)


Thoughts on the Passing of Paco de Lucia
Part 1: An Overview of Modern Flamenco

Part 2: A More Personal View


On Tonal Bloom (pdf)


Trompe L'Oeil and Wabi Sabi in Guitars

FEATURES ABOUT ERVIN SOMOGYI:


Interview: Ervin Somogyi
"Guitar Bench" #9, March 2014


Boxes You'd Like to Strum
"Fine Woodworking" #111, April 1995


A Luthier's Rosettes Become Artwork in Their Own Right
"Woodwork" #28, July-August 1993


The Guild #9
Designer's Reference Book of Artists, 1994


Wall Mounted Chest
The Art of Making Elegant Jewelry Boxes
by Tony Lydgate, 1996


Carved Lid Boxes
Award Winning Wood Boxes
by Tony Lydgate, 1995


Frets Look at The Somogyi Dreadnought Cutaway
"Frets" February 1980


Ervin Somogyi: Small Jumbo
"Player Magazine" (Japan) #384, 1998


Gallery of Woodwork (Photo Feature)
"Woodwork" #30, December 1994


Frets Look at The Somogyi Dreadnought
"Frets" January 1984


Sound for Art's Sake
"Nikon World" Vol 5. #2, Spring 1994


Interview with Ervin Somogy
Steve Drombowski, from Dream Guitars



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