Guitar Setup, Maintenance and Repair

Guitar Setup, Maintenance and Repair

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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.To measure the action at the nut, tune the guitar to pitch, and place your rule or Stewart-MacDonaldAr Action GaugeAr on top of the first fret at the high E ... Keep in mind that the actual height will ultimately be determined by the playera#39;s style.

Title:Guitar Setup, Maintenance and Repair
Author:John LeVan
Publisher:Mel Bay Publications - 2006-01-16


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