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Evan Gluck: pro guitar repairs in a very small shop


Issue 278 January 26, 2017



New York Guitar Repair is a one-man shop, operated by Evan Gluck. Evan serves a steady stream of customers, working out of his apartment on New York’s Upper West Side. Check out his super-efficient setup!



Trade Secrets Extra: Evan Gluck’s workdays at New York Guitar Repair are busy, but he’s learned not to let them get TOO busy. He’s learned a lot about managing client work, and shares it in this extra video.
The music for this video: that’s Evan multi-tracking himself on electric bass!

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The music for this video: that’s Evan multi-tracking himself on electric bass!

blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkErlewine ShopStand in a NYC apartment, with no floor mounting holes!
  • checkmarkWhich tools have earned a permanent place on Evan’s workbench?
  • checkmarkA dresser and tabletop make a great workbench
  • checkmarkEvan’s surprising twist on installing guitar strings

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