FAQ: Classic Guitar Care and Setup (eBook)
A hands-on guide to classical guitar repair. With photographs, diagrams, and sketches made by the author, John LeVan and some provided by manufacturers. It even includes a forward written by Bob Taylor of Taylor Guitars.

Learn how to:
• Clean & condition your guitar.
...more
Product Number:
21033EB
Format:
eBook
Skill Level:
Beginning
Pages:
80
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6097-4211-7
ISBN13:
978-16097-4211-9
Series:
FAQ
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/7/2010
A hands-on guide to classical guitar repair. With photographs, diagrams, and sketches made by the author, John LeVan and some provided by manufacturers. It even includes a forward written by Bob Taylor of Taylor Guitars.

Learn how to:
• Clean & condition your guitar.
• The restringing techniques of the professionals.
• Adjust the neck.
• Adjust the bridge saddle.
• Adjust the string nut.
• Adjust the intonation.
• Carve string nuts and bridge saddles.
• Miscellaneous upgrades and repairs.

This book is perfect to teach a beginner or a reference for the guitar repair professional.
Foreword
Dedication
Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: Tools and Materials
Guitar Repair and Maintenance Kit
Your Set Should Include
Tuners
Materials
Sources

Chapter 2: General Maintenance
Hygiene
Cleaning
Conditioning
Restringing
Transporting and Storage
Humidity and Temperature

Chapter 3: Adjusting the Neck
List of Components
Measurements
The Trussrod
Troubleshooting

Chapter 4: Adjusting the Action at the Bridge
Components
Measurements

Chapter 5: Adjusting the Action at the Nut
List of Components
Tools Needed
Angles, Width and Spacing
Proper Adjustments
Replacement vs. Repair
Filling the Nut Slot

Chapter 6: Setting the Intonation
Definition
Tools Needed
Adjusting the Intonation

Chapter 7: Top 10 signs of a Problematic Guitar
Top 10 Signs of a Problematic Guitar

Chapter 8: Other Upgrades and Repairs
Installing a Strap Button
Tuning Keys
Bone String Nut
Compensated Bone Saddle

Chapter 9: Other Training Resources
Apprenticeships
Factory Training
Workshops
Glossary

 
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