Guitar Setup  Maintenance   Repair Book

Guitar Setup Maintenance Repair

  • Author : JOHN LEVAN
  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Release Date : 2011-02-24
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609742171

Guitar Setup Maintenance Repair Book Description :

This guide will use photographs, diagrams and sketches made by the author and some provided by various manufacturers to teach how to clean, condition, adjust the action and properly intonate your acoustic guitar, as well as: John's trade secrets on hand-carving bone nuts and bridge saddles, wiring and fretwork. John has also included a chapter on identifying and diagnosing problem guitars. It even includes a forward written by Bob Taylor of Taylor Guitars. This book is perfect to teach a beginner or a reference for the guitar repair professional.

Guitars Book


  • Author : Jim Donahue
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-12-15
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 262
  • ISBN 10 : 1541289137

Guitars Book Description :

Jim Donahue's Classic Guitar Repair and Design Book Returns to Print! Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Guitar Design, Production, and Repair From One of the Most Knowledgeable Men in the Industry Guitars: Design, Production, and Repair has been released just as it was originally released in 2002 This book can help you answer almost any question you may have in regards to guitar building and is a staple in the collections of many shops around the world! If you're looking for a kingpin guitar connoisseur? You simply can't get any more knowledgeable then Jim Donahue. His Guitar shop "NoahJames Guitars/Leader Music Inc. is just minutes outside of Philadelphia Pennsylvania and was founded in 2003. Jim, however, has been in the Guitar biz for over 30 years now and has gained quite a reputation for himself! One of the area's most dexterous in terms of Guitar knowledge and "know how." Graduating as a music major at Bucks County Community college, he started out in 1984 and got his start working his way up through the ranks at Hoshino USA, the makers of Ibanez Guitars located in Bensalem, PA. While at Ibanez Jim became the USA main guitar designer and custom builder. He was also the overseas purchaser. Part of his job included studying the market and designing new models in terms of current trends and analyzing new market areas. He worked with the artists endorsed and designed models to fit their specific needs. Jim has an impressive resume of artists he had done work for. He has built and designed custom guitars for Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, George Benson, Paul Gilbert, Larry Mitchell, John Petrucci, Andy Timmons, Gerald Veasley, Gary Willis, Jon Finn, and many other Ibanez endorsers past and present. He marketed new products to the buyers at Guitar Center, Musicians Friend, Sam Ash, Music 123, and Brook Mays. Some of these designs included guitar designs for Ibanez include Y2KDNA, Crystal Planet, GB Mask, and Artcore. SA series, EDC Bass, EDB Bass, Talman series, US

Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book

Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance

  • Author : John Carruthers
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 79
  • ISBN 10 : 0739036033

Teach Yourself Guitar Repair and Maintenance Book Description :

Teaches you how to set the action, intonation and adjust the truss rod, -- Clear step by step instructions and close up photos make learning easy, -- Learn to set up and adjust a Floyd Rose temolo system, -- includes instructions on soldering and maintenance of electronics -- cover.

How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great  Book

How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great

  • Author : Dan Erlewine
  • Publisher : Backbeat Books
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 134
  • ISBN 10 : 0879309989

How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great Book Description :

Newly revised and updated, this do-it-yourself primer for owning and maintaining an electric guitar covers a vast array of essential information, including choosing the right guitar, personalizing and improving on a "factory setup," basic guitar electronics, troubleshooting and much more. Original.

Electric Guitar Construction Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Electric Guitar Construction

  • Author : Tom Hirst
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN 10 : 1574241257

Electric Guitar Construction Book Description :

"A guide for the first time builder. The definitive work on the design and construction of a solid body electric guitar." --back cover.

How to Start and Run a Successful Guitar Repair Business Book

How to Start and Run a Successful Guitar Repair Business

  • Author : Jonny Blackwood
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-02-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 :

How to Start and Run a Successful Guitar Repair Business Book Description :

Get the inside track on a successful guitar repair, guitar building and/ or custom guitar shop business. Save yourself time, money, and frustration when starting up your own business with this helpful guide-book that offers key insider tips and a thorough overview of what to expect in the business, written by an industry veteran. Don't go into business without reading this book first!

Complete Guitar Repair Book

Complete Guitar Repair

  • Author : Hideo Kamimoto
  • Publisher : Oak Publications
  • Release Date : 1997-11-14
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 174
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783235186

Complete Guitar Repair Book Description :

Absolutely everything on the repair, set-up, restoration and construction of acoustic and electric guitars. Hundreds of illustrations. A must for every true guitarist.

Guitar Player Repair Guide Book

Guitar Player Repair Guide

  • Author : Dan Erlewine
  • Publisher : Backbeat Books
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 309
  • ISBN 10 : 0879302917

Guitar Player Repair Guide Book Description :

Covers set-up, maintenance, tuners, acoustic adjustments, nut replacement, fret dressing, refretting, guitar electronics, finish application and repair, and useful tools

Complete Guitar Care   Maintenance Book

Complete Guitar Care Maintenance

  • Author : Jonny Blackwood
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-04-05
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 181
  • ISBN 10 : 9781989514016

Complete Guitar Care Maintenance Book Description :

“Everything you need to maintain, set up and protect your guitar.” Cleaning & Restringing – Setups & Adjustments – Care & Storage – Minor Repairs “Complete Guitar Care & Maintenance, The Ultimate Owners Guide” is the essential care guide for guitar owners everywhere. Filled with over 170 pages of step-by-step instruction, 300 images and diagrams, and a plethora of exclusively derived specifications and manufacturers' recommendations. You will have everything you need to maintain any guitar, no matter what your experience level. Get the low-down on instrument cleaning and preservation. Improve the performance and sound of your guitar with simple adjustments. Take your setup skills to the next level with precision neck adjustments, string height adjustments (bridge saddle and nut), pickup height adjustments, intonation, and more. Do minor repairs, fix electronics, and other common issues with total confidence. Learn about guitar care, such as humidity and storage. Use the included cut-out tool templates to broaden your guitar setup prowess. This is a complete reference manual, perfect for players, collectors and budding professionals alike. Written to be simple, accessible, streamlined, and easy to follow. Pertains to electric, acoustic, classical, and bass guitars. From your friends at and the Guitar Setup Pro App. Included in the book: · How to maintain your guitar for peak performance & longevity · How to clean, polish and store the guitar for long-term protection · How to restring the guitar properly · How to set up electric, acoustic & bass guitars · How to adjust neck relief (bow) for optimum playability · How to adjust string height for your playing style and guitar type · How to file nut slots, adjust pickup height and set the intonation accurately · How to adjust Fender-style tremolo's, Gibson hard-tails, Floyd Rose and other floating bridge types · How to adjust the saddle on your acoustic steel string or nylon

The Boss Book Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

The Boss Book

  • Author : Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 121
  • ISBN 10 : 063404480X

The Boss Book Book Description :

Book Why have guitarists bought over seven million Boss compact effects? Read this book and you'll understand! The Boss Book includes: the story in complete detail of every Boss compact effect ever made; super color photos, design history, trivia, tricks and secrets; candid interviews with the Boss founder and design engineers; essays on musical trends and famous players; and much more. As a bonus, the accompanying CD features 72 guitar sounds with control settings and detailed equipment set-ups so you can take your guitar playing to another dimension! "I've used Boss pedals since their inception ... For me, Boss has always stood for simplicity, reliability and great sounding, very high-quality effects." Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (Doobie Bros., Steely Dan)