Guitar Set-Up and Maintenance

Guitar Set-Up and Maintenance

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Total Run Time: 1.5 hrs

Steve Seost, a veteran musician, luthier and guitar repairman demonstrates the proper techniques of the basic set-up and maintenance of the four primary guitar types: solid body fixed bridge, solid body floating tremolo bridge, acoustic, and bass.

Topics include

  1. Introduction
  2. Guitar String Changing
  3. Guitar Neck Adjustment
  4. Guitar Bridge Adjustment
  5. Guitar Nut Adjustment
  6. Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment
  7. Guitar Intonation

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Description

In this Guitar Set-Up and Maintenance tutorial, Steve demonstrates the correct 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 whatever you are. Whether you are a seasoned guitarist or a beginner, you will benefit from Steve’s clear and concise instruction.

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Course Outline

Chapter 1: Introduction (41 sec)

  1. Guitar Set-Up and Maintenance Introduction
Chapter 2: Guitar String Changing (34 min)

  1. Guitar String Changing Introduction
  2. Guitar String Changing-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar
  3. Guitar String Changing-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar
  4. Guitar String Changing-Acoustic Guitar
  5. Guitar String Changing-Bass Guitar
Chapter 3: Guitar Neck Adjustment (14 min)

  1. Guitar Neck Adjustment-Introduction
  2. Guitar Neck Adjustment-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar
  3. Guitar Neck Adjustment-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar
  4. Guitar Neck Adjustment-Acoustic Guitar
  5. Guitar Neck Adjustment-Bass Guitar
Chapter 4: Guitar Bridge Adjustment (13 min)

  1. Guitar Bridge Adjustment Introduction
  2. Guitar Bridge Adjustment-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar
  3. Guitar Bridge Adjustment-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar
  4. Guitar Bridge Adjustment-Acoustic Guitar
  5. Guitar Bridge Adjustment-Bass Guitar
Chapter 5: Guitar Nut Adjustment (5 min)

  1. Guitar Nut Adjustment-Introduction
  2. Nut Adjustment-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar
  3. Guitar Nut Adjustment-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar
  4. Guitar Nut Adjustment-Acoustic Guitar
  5. Guitar Nut Adjustment-Bass Guitar
Chapter 6: Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment (8 min)

  1. Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment-Introduction
  2. Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar
  3. Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar
  4. Guitar Pick-Up Adjustment-Bass Guitar
Chapter 7: Guitar Intonation (14 min)

  1. Guitar Intonation-Introduction
  2. Guitar Intonation-Solid Body Floating Tremolo Bridge Guitar
  3. Guitar Intonation-Solid Body Fixed Bridge Guitar
  4. Guitar Intonation-Acoustic Guitar
  5. Guitar Intonation-Bass Guitar
Chapter 8: Conclusion (33 sec)

  1. Guitar Set-Up and Maintenance Conclusion

Presenter Info

Steve is a musician, songwriter, luthier and vintage guitar connoisseur. He is an accomplished guitar technician with over 30 years of experience in the repair, modification, restoration, and construction of both vintage and new guitars. Soest works closely with Fender Guitars So Cal Service Center and is a consultant with Fenders Custom Shop and Artist Endorsement Programs. Steve has a distinguished client list including many of the worlds greatest guitarists: Brian Setzer, David Hidalgo, Dave Mason, Van Halen, The Rolling Stones, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. When not in the repair shop, you can catch Steve playing gigs around the LA/OC area with the band Superlark.