Posted on January 6, 2010February 8, 2024 by Dale Phillips Review: Guitar Player Repair Guide by Dan Erlewine Review: Guitar Player Repair Guide by Dan Erlewine Reviewed by Manny Bettencourt Originally published in American Lutherie #26, 1991 and Big Red Book of American Lutherie Volume Three, 2004 Guitar Player Repair Guide Dan Erlewine Backbeat Books (originally Miller Freeman), 309 pp. ISBN 0-87903-291-7 (ISBN 0-87930-188-0) This book is a must-have! Published recently, Dan’s book is a very up-to-date reference source for anyone in the repair field. It is very comprehensive in scope and covers all the major areas of guitar repair with an emphasis on electrics. The author’s conversational writing style, combined with excellent photographs and drawings, make this book very enjoyable to read. Starting with basics like intonation and neck evaluation, Dan moves on to cover everything from finishing to refretting. Become A Member to Continue Reading This Article This article is part of our premium web content offered to Guild members. To view this and other web articles, join the Guild of American Luthiers. Members also receive 4 annual issues of American Lutherie and get discounts on products. For details, visit the membership page. If you are already a member, login for access or contact us to setup your account.