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Guitar Player Repair Guide

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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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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.

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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

5.0

valuable reference material

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this is a asset to me as I like making parts changes that sometimes require a lot of adjustments to dial guitar back in , much better than the old video I've used. "we do best at what we do most"

5.0

Great bench book

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I just started reading through this, and has alot of tips and tricks above and beyond the ones i have learned over the years.

Personalized signed and dated by Dan E. himself!

5.0

Fantastic Reference Book

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This is a great collection of guitar repair info. Even reading through the basic chapters I learned little tricks to make tasks I have been doing for years a little easier. Thanks again Dan!

5.0

Great book

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Has great info for basic and technical repairs. Wanted this for awhile.

5.0

Great info to have!

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This book is full of info for basic and technical use! No nonsense.

5.0

Should in every shop that repairs stringed instruments

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Encyclopedia of information on specs as well as techniques of all types of repair in a guitar shop

4.0

Good read. Buff up on your knowledge

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Really good source to use for repairing and setting up your guitars.

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