Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Acoustic Guitar
Acoustic Guitar - Getting Started (4:28)
Truss Rod Adjustment (6:31)
Adjusting the Action (7:39)
Adjusting the Nut Height (6:22)
Chapter 3: Electric Guitar
Electric Guitar: Getting Started (3:11)
Setting Up The Bridge (4:34)
Adjusting the Truss Rod (3:51)
Checking the Nut Height (5:17)
The Tremolo Angle (1:12)
Adjusting the Pickups (1:57)
Chapter 4: Jazz Guitar
Truss Rod Adjustment (2:39)
Adjusting the Action (2:30)
Setting the Bridge Height (1:03)
Finishing the Project (8:24)
Chapter 5: Slide Guitar
Chapter 6: Floyd Rose
Floyd Rose: Setup (4:13)
Installing a String (6:13)
Adjusting the Springs (2:15)
Adjusting the Bridge (5:42)
Adjusting Nut Height (9:37)
Chapter 7: Truss Rod Adjustments
Chapter 8: Credits
Denny Rauen is a nationally-acclaimed master luthier whose clientele includes many top musicians and collectors from around the world, including Keith Richards, Buddy Guy, Tom Bukovac, Roger Glover, Willy Porter, Andy McKee, Greg Koch, and many more.
Located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rauen Guitars specializes in the restoration, repair, and modification of new and vintage acoustic and electric guitars, basses, harp-guitars, mandolins, and banjos.
In this must-have instructional DVD, Denny personally teaches you Acoustic & Electric Guitar Setup, Jazz, Slide and Floyd Rose Setups, How to adjust the Truss Rod, Bridge, Pickups, Pole Pieces, Nut Height, Saddles, Tremelo Angle and Many Trade Secrets!
Wether you fix guitars for a living, are a hobbyist, or just want to save money and learn to fix your own, this series is a must see... Checkout "Guitar Setup & Maintenance" today!
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Submitted 4 months ago
Simple, yet quite informative
This walkthrough of basic guitar setup is perfect for guitarists who want to understand the basic steps to optimizing the playability of their instruments. Host Danny walks through the steps clearly and simply enough to get just about everything you need from the first viewing.
I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician
Submitted 1 year ago
pickup height adjustment
i really wanted to know what was said about p/u height, this is something that drives me nuts. on every youtube vid, i've watched one must fret the string at the top (last) fret then measure the distance from the pole to the bottom of the string. on this vid, he does not do that. what gives?? i would appreciate any suggestions.
I am a: Professional, Musician, Cakewalk Sonar
Submitted 1 year ago
I liked the fact that specific measurements are given for each element in the setup.
I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Pro Tools
Submitted 2 years ago
Gtr Setup & Maint.
Interesting, nice to know what a Techie does to a guitar. Have to admit it's not for me, I'll still take mine to a techie. Most interesting to me is the Floyd Rose. Heard of it but never seen. This setup is "not" for me, a lot of work just to change a string.
I am a: Musician, Hobbyist
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