A Note on a Geometric Method for the Guitar's Contour

Ricardo Ruiz Boullosa


The work presents a geometric method based on nine circles and straight lines to obtain the contour line of a classical guitar. The method is based on the five-center method used in architecture to obtain an arc of ellipse. The contour line of the guitar shape can be obtained with a rule and a compass.

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Savart Journal

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  • Article published Nov 17, 2013.
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