Removal and resetting techniques for restoring playable string action on traditional dovetail-neck guitars. Dan Erlewine demonstrates the basics of neck removal and resetting on a "yard sale" archtop guitar.
•Steaming a dovetail neck joint for neck removal. •Calculating the correct neck angle. •Trimming the neck joint tenon and installing shims. •Luthier Bryan Galloup resets a 1949 Martin 0-18. •Bryan resets a Gibson J-45 neck and repositions it to correct intonation problems.
These DVDs are not "region-specific," and are intended for worldwide use.