New book by guitar repairman and builder, Dan Erlewine, tells you how 30-Jul-12
has published How To Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!, second edition by Dan Erlewine.
They tell us that it teaches you everything you need to choose, use, and improve any electric guitar – from walking into a store and purchasing with confidence to walking onstage with your instrument playing the way you want it to.
Backbeat Books says that, whether you're a beginner, intermediate, or advanced guitarist, this easy-to-use "owner's manual" guides you step-by-step through setup and adjustment techniques and reveals many of Dan's secrets along the way. Topics include:
Evaluating a guitar from headstock to tail piece
Finding and using the right tools
Trouble shooting your guitar's setup
Personalizing action and intonation using the guitars of the pro for comparison
New in this edition:
Introduction to guitar wiring and how to replace a pickup
DVD included: set up your Strat, Les Paul, bass, or Floyd Rose
Dan's favorite method for adjusting the truss rod on any guitar
Getting started with soldering and guitar wiring
About the Author:
Dan Erlewine began playing guitars – and tearing them apart – in 1960, and never stopped. A widely respected guitar repairman and builder, he has created Albert King's famous "Lucy" Flying V guitar and a custom model for Jerry Garcia and worked with many other famous artists. Erlewine is the world's best-known educator on guitar repair. His instructional videotapes, first released in1984, still lead the field. A Guitar Player columnist since 1985, he currently specializes in new product development for Stewart-MacDonald's Guitar Shop Supply in Athens, Ohio. Pricing and Availability:
Soft cover with DVD: $16.99