Guitar Building DVD

Replace the Guitar Truss Rod

A 1.5 hour DVD made for first time guitar repairers on replacing a truss rod.

This DVD will show you how it is possible to replace a broken truss rod in your home workshop. Basic carpentry skills and knowledge are required. The DVD covers removal of the fretboard, replacing the truss rod and regluing of the fretboard. Filmed at my guitar building school in Milford, Connecticut, the entire process is broken down into individual steps.

The information covered in the DVD includes:

Getting started
1. Description of the tools required
2. Explanation of the process of fretboard removal
3. Examples of various types of truss rods

Removing the binding
1. Tools used to remove binding
2. The removal process

Removing the fretboard #1 (worst case)
1. Heating the fretboard
2. Explanation of tools
3. Types of spatulas.
4. Working the fretboard free
5. Removal

Removing the fretboard #2 (best case)
1. Heating the fretboard
2. Explanation of tools
3. Types of spatulas
4. Working the fretboard free
5. Removal

Replacing the truss rod
1. Types of truss rods
2. Inserting the truss rod
3. Regluing the fretboard
4. Regluing the binding

Price: $39.95 plus shipping

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