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Guitar Set-up and Maintenance

Video Description

Join veteran musician, luthier and guitar repairman extraordinaire Steve Soest as he walks you through proper techniques of the basic set-up and maintenance of the four primary guitar types: solid body fixed bridge guitars, solid body floating tremolo bridge guitars, acoustic guitars and bass guitars. Steve demonstrates the proper way to change strings, adjust the neck, assess the nut, adjust the pick-up height, and set the intonation and action so that your instrument is ready for optimum playability.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1: Introduction
    1. Guitar Set-Up and Maintenance Introduction 00:00:41
  2. Chapter 2: Guitar String Changing
    1. Guitar String Changing Introduction 00:00:22
    2. Guitar String Changing-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar 00:08:09
    3. Guitar String Changing-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar 00:08:52
    4. Guitar String Changing-Acoustic Guitar 00:09:23
    5. Guitar String Changing-Bass Guitar 00:07:32
  3. Chapter 3: Guitar Neck Adjustment
    1. Guitar Neck Adjustment-Introduction 00:00:21
    2. Guitar Neck Adjustment-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar 00:04:12
    3. Guitar Neck Adjustment-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar 00:04:03
    4. Guitar Neck Adjustment-Acoustic Guitar 00:03:26
    5. Guitar Neck Adjustment-Bass Guitar 00:02:09
  4. Chapter 4: Guitar Bridge Adjustment
    1. Guitar Bridge Adjustment Introduction 00:00:20
    2. Guitar Bridge Adjustment-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar 00:04:20
    3. Guitar Bridge Adjustment-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar 00:03:08
    4. Guitar Bridge Adjustment-Acoustic Guitar 00:01:05
    5. Guitar Bridge Adjustment-Bass Guitar 00:04:13
  5. Chapter 5: Guitar Nut Adjustment
    1. Guitar Nut Adjustment-Introduction 00:00:23
    2. Guitar Nut Adjustment-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar 00:01:46
    3. Guitar Nut Adjustment-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar 00:01:23
    4. Guitar Nut Adjustment-Acoustic Guitar 00:00:38
    5. Guitar Nut Adjustment-Bass Guitar 00:01:01
  6. Chapter 6: Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment
    1. Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment-Introduction 00:00:14
    2. Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar 00:03:15
    3. Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar 00:02:34
    4. Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment-Bass Guitar 00:02:03
  7. Chapter 7: Guitar Intonation
    1. Guitar Intonation-Introduction 00:00:15
    2. Guitar Intonation-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar 00:04:43
    3. Guitar Intonation-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar 00:03:50
    4. Guitar Intonation-Acoustic Guitar 00:00:36
    5. Guitar Intonation-Bass Guitar 00:05:03
  8. Chapter 8: Conclusion
    1. Guitar Set-Up and Maintenance Conclusion 00:00:34