The acoustic guitar: adjustment, care, maintenance, and by Don E. Teeter

By Don E. Teeter

A great guitar repairman is tough to discover, and while discovered, a protracted ready checklist turns out inevitable. those that have faced this challenge may perhaps now flip to Don E. Teeter’s encyclopedic remedy of guitar adjustment, upkeep, and service. Profusely illustrated with line drawings and images and written in a transparent and simple sort, this publication takes the reader on a guided travel of the acoustic guitar’s numerous components and their services. Teeter offers targeted directions for disassembling and assembling guitars, describes the instruments and fabrics utilized in their fix, and provides step by step methods for significant and minor maintenance, inlay paintings, and refinishing.The ebook is not only for the specialists in guitar fix. As Teeter notes, "Quite the various strategies indexed during this handbook, corresponding to adjusting rigidity rods, adjusting string heights (action), repairing minor cracks, atmosphere movable bridges for correct intonation (note accuracy), dressing and sprucing frets, gluing unfastened bridges, altering computing device heads and naturally, the correct care and upkeep of the tools, are in the functions of the common beginner with restricted tools."

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2 / : Adjustment, Care, Maintenance, and Repair author : Teeter, Don E. publisher : University of Oklahoma Press isbn10 | asin : 0806130857 print isbn13 : 9780806130859 ebook isbn13 : 9780806170022 language : English subject Guitar--Maintenance and repair. 61/2 subject : Guitar--Maintenance and repair. Page i The Acoustic Guitar Volume II Page ii University of Oklaboma Press Norman Page iii The Acoustic Guitar Adjustment, Care, Maintenance, and Repair Volume II Don E. Teeter Page iv By Don E. Teeter The Acoustic Guitar: Adjustment, Care, Maintenance, and Repair (Norman, 1975) The Acoustic Guitar: Adjustment, Care, Maintenance, and Repair, Volume II (Norman, 1980) Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Teeter, Don E The acoustic guitar.

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