Guitar Player Repair Guide

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Guitar Player Repair Guide

About This Item

By Dan Erlewine
The leading step-by-step manual for every guitar owner.
Only at StewMac: Dan Erlewine will autograph your copy!

Updated 3rd edition:
FREE! Guitar Tips DVD shows you how to evaluate, intonate and string a guitar.
NEW: content sorting tailors the information to all skill levels.

Content based on your skill level The basic sections keep your guitar out of the repair shop and playing its best.

For the do-it-yourselfer: how to do both simple and advanced repairs.

Want to go even further into guitar repair? The deep sections are for you.


322 pages, softcover.

"A common-sense guide in layman's terms."
Chris Martin, CEO, Martin Guitars
"This book is a must-have."
Henry Juszkiewicz
Chairman, Gibson Guitars

"It's been 14 years since the previous edition, and my old copy's overflowing with notes and new techniques! I've included all of that in this update!"Dan
Guitar Player Repair Guide

Free DVD included. Dan shows you how to evaluate any guitar before buying, how to set your own intonation (it's simple!) and how to install strings without damaging your guitar.

Free guitar assessment forms

Free printable forms for repair shops. Computer files are included on the DVD: guitar assessment forms for repair work in printable PDF format.

These are just SOME of the topics covered:
Action and setups
Nuts, saddles
Fret work
Tuners, tremolos
Bridges, braces
Bodies, necks
Finishing repairs
Structural repairs
Electronics
Lots more!

The Guitar Player Repair Guide is the most widely used basic reference in repair shops, featuring factory setup specifications for Martin, Gibson and Fender guitars, in-depth fretting instruction, advice from top repairmen, and much more! The book grew out of Dan's popular Guitar Player magazine columns. Now in its 3rd edition, it includes lots of recent techniques Dan discovered while repairing every kind of guitar, from the new and inexpensive to the vintage and priceless. 322 pages, softcover.

Instructions

Product Instructions

Example Repair Shop Forms

Dan Erlewine created two useful forms to plan and estimate the work that comes into his shop, it's also helpful for showing your customer the work you plan to do or did on their instrument.

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Exactly Perfect!!

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This book is just what I was looking for to advance my working knowledge in guitar repair. And Dan’s signature made it something that I will use and save in my shop forever!

5.0

Great source of material.

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Day one and I'm almost 1/3 of the way through the book! Very informative and understandable.

5.0

My Guitar Player Repair Guide

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I love this book! Dan, you did a wonderful job putting this together. I was an English Major in Technical Writing before I changed it to Computer I.T. I actually read a good portion of most chapters just looking for typos and things like that. It was really edited well. The text material is great for getting the job done, but also getting the job done WELL. I also appreciate the fact that you autographed it for me. And furthermore, I also love all of your video clips on many repair procedures. You are a great man to know. Ken DeWitt

5.0

Awsome book

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Verified Buyer


Got this to replace my worn out one. Great source of info on pretty much everything guitar. Plus got mine signed by Dan! How cool is that!

5.0

Great Reference

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Verified Buyer


Everything I wanted to know and more! Definitely gives me the confidence to tackle some of the jobs at home that I would usually bring to a shop to do. Very well organized and concise.

5.0

Guitar Player Repair Guide

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Verified Buyer


A very detailed and concise tutorial in most common guitar repair scenarios. The
book is extremely well organized and the repairs very well described. A must have
for any serious repair shop or even any serious guitar owner. Very well done.

5.0

Great book and very informative

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Verified Buyer


Great material with plenty to reference.

5.0

great for all intrested in learning how to it right

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I bought this guide to learn how to redo my guitar the right way. This is like attending a school. I think anyone who is serrious about learning about how to do it right the first time should have a copy.

5.0

A must have for any repair shop

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It's great to have a quick reference guide at your finger tips.

5.0

It's a great learning tool

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this is great for my bench i'm learning a lot !!! thanks

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