Acoustic Guitar Owner's Manual

We predict that some day all new guitars will come equipped with a copy of the Acoustic Guitar Owner's Manual. After all, you've made a big investment in your guitar. You deserve to know how it works, how to maintain its value, and how to keep it sounding great. With this definitive and indispensable guide, you'll become a more savvy acoustic guitar owner and repair-shop customer and be able to forgo dubious advice from well-meaning friends and anonymous "experts" on the web.

At last you'll get answers you can trust on fundamental guitar questions.  Includes:

  • What's the difference between a dreadnought and a grand concert?
  • How often should I change strings?
  • How can I protect my guitar from changes in humidity and temperature?
  • How do I insure my instrument?
  • What is a neck reset?
  • How do I troubleshoot pickup problems?

"Illustrated with many drawings and close-up photos, the book is as readable as it is informative, and is another 'must have' if you own and play an acoustic guitar."

Vintage Guitar

"I'm impressed. [The Acoustic Guitar Owner's Manual] has the most sensible and practical information I've seen in one volume."

C.F. Vega, Luthier

"While it's a useful and accessible work for those just starting on guitar (or thinking about buying one) it will be valuable for those with more advanced playing and performing skills, too."

Dirty Linen

"Guitar junkies and novices alike will find much interesting and useful information in this book."

Wood & Steel