About the Actor
Beginning his guitar repair career in 1985, John LeVan studied under many different guitar repairmen to learn the trade. John decided to launch into the guitar repair business professionally and began training with various manufacturers such as Taylor Guitars and Tom Anderson Guitarworks. He started a guitar repair business in Auburn CA and later moved it to Nashville TN where John has a successful business today. In 1997, John launched www.guitarservices.com and Guitar Services Workshops. These workshops provide on-hands personal training for various types of Guitar Repair. The Workshops are provided mainly for guitar technicians who tour with professional artists, retail guitar store employees, distribution warehouse guitar technicians and guitar manufacturing employees. Now, John has taken his Guitar Services Workshop Manual and fine-tuned it to give you a hands-on guide using photographs, diagrams and sketches made by John. In addition, he has also included diagrams and photographs provided for this book by several guitar manufacturers and component manufacturers.
A comprehensive demonstration of how to clean, condition, restring and setup several different electric guitars. Hosted by Luthier and Mel Bay Author, John LeVan from The Guitar Services Workshop. John will cover how to: Adjust the trussrod, bridge saddles, string nut, pickups and the intonation, as well cleaning & conditioning. Don't miss John's interview with World Famous producer Michael Wagener and guitarist Wolf Hoffmann from the band Accept. These industry professionals will provide valuable advice and insight for players of all levels.