Books

Selection of the books in which Scharpach Guitars appear:

  • State of the Axe: Guitar Masters in Photographs and Words, (Houston Museum of Fine Arts) by Ralph Gibson, Les Paul, and Anne Wilkes Tucker
  • 2000 Guitars, The ultimate Collection, ISBN 13978-1-60710–012–6
  • The Steve Howe Collection: by Steve Howe and Tony Bacon, ISBN 871547-64-4
  • Blue Guitar: by Ken Vose with foreword of George Benson, ISBN 0-8118-1912-4
  • The Chinery Collection: by Tony Bacon and Scott Chinery, ISBN 1-871547-40-7
  • Hand Made Hand Played, The art & craft of Contemporary guitars, by Robert Shaw, ISBN 13: 978-1-57990-787-7

Selection of the many guitar books that have inspired us:

  • The Classical Guitar: by Maurice Summerfield: ISBN 0- 9506224-7-8
  • Making Master Guitars: Roy Courtnall, ISBN 0-7090-4809-2
  • La Guitarra Espanola: the Metropolitan Museum of Art, ISBN 84-7893-016-7
  • Acquired by the Angels, by Paul William Schmidt, ISBN 0-8108-2346-2
  • The Larson Creations: by Robert Carl Hartman, ISBN 0-931759-77-3
  • The Story of Selmer Maccaferri: by François Charle, ISBN 2-9513516-1-5
  • The Gibson Super 400: by Thomas A. van Hoose, ISBN 0-87930-230-5

Some books that have influenced our ideas about acoustics:

  • Akustik, by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Meyer, ISBN 3-923639-66-X
  • Die Kunst des Geigenbaues, by Otto Möckel, ISBN 3-582-00100-8
  • Der Piano und Flügelbau: Herbert Junghaus, ISBN 3-923639-90-2
  • Die Drehleier: Marianne Bröcker, Verlag für systematische Musikwissenschaft GmbH