SETUP, MAINTENANCE & BASIC REPAIR is an introduction to the skills and techniques used by professional guitar techs and repair persons to keep guitars in good condition and playing at their best. You'll learn how to trouble-shoot instruments and do what's needed to optimize their performance (Setup), how to keep them in excellent over-all condition (Maintenance), and how to correct the most common problems that full-time repair persons deal with (Repair).
You'll learn how to do professional quality fret work, how to fine-tune string action and intonation, make nuts and saddles, clean and replace controls and pickups, fix dents and scratches, re-set loose bridges and braces, repair broken pegheads, and more.
Tuition for Setup, Maintenance & Basic Repair includes all materials and supplies, including practice guitars for you to work on. Tools will be provided, no need to bring your own. By the end of class you'll know exactly what tools and equipment you'll need to set up your own simple workspace and where to get them.