By Dan Erlewine
Updated 3rd edition:
The leading step-by-step manual for every guitar owner.
FREE! Guitar Tips DVD shows you how to evaluate, intonate and string a guitar.
NEW: content sorting tailors the information to all skill levels.
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."
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!"
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 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
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.