Books about Organs and Organ Building
There are a few books still available about
organ building. Useful for anybody building a John Smith or other
The following books can be bought on-line now at
of Organ Building (Volume 1 of 2) 600 pages
The organ builders' bible (2 volumes)
get it while you still can!
Art of Organ Building (Volume 2 of 2) 758 pages
This book is a treasure trove of information about pipe making (as well as
other things). Chapters on wood and metal pipe making, including which
woods to use. Comprehensive construction details and cross-sections
of every type of organ pipe: wood and metal, flues and reeds, special
pipes, scale charts, how to make, voice, tune and regulate them, etc. A
total of 234 pages devoted to organ pipes alone.
Building for Amateurs
to Build a Small Two Manual Pipe Organ
The Pipe Organ
Recent Revolution In Organ Building
(The New Grove Series)
Cambridge Companion to the Organ...
Getting Started on the John Smith Busker Organ
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