Electric Guitar Set-up Demonstration

  • 21 Jun 2011
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Shop People, 416 SE Oak St, Portland OR 97214
  • 7


Demo is available for current members free of charge.
Registration is closed
Watch seasoned guitar-tech Paul Graumann set up an electric guitar. Paul has worked at Guild Guitars, Gurian Guitars, Steven's Stringed Instruments and Al's Guitarville in Seattle. The Demo will be held at Shop People in SE Portland. 416 SE Oak St. Limited to 8. Cost is $20. 6:00 pm.

Paul will:

Adjust string height
Regulate nut
Locate high frets
Adjust intonation
Adjust truss rod
Learn what the truss rod will and won't do
String up a guitar for non-slippage
Pre-stretch strings for easier tuning
File and dress frets if necessary


Set pick-up height for balance and/or tone
Clean and lube pots and switches for quiet operation
Adjust individual bridge saddles for action height and/or intonation
Adjust and/or set up locking and non-locking tremolo systems
Learn about pick-up impedance and basic troubleshooting

This is a demonstration. Please don't bring your guitar for a personal guitar set-up.

                   Global Homestead Community Garage and Shop People    416 SE Oak St (Basement), Portland, Oregon 97214

503 477 7353  growing@globalhomestead.com

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