Sketchy Setups Guides

Imagine your best friend was a setup guru…

And wrote a book just for you…

Sketchy Setups are friendly and straightforward guides to getting your guitar or bass playing its best. Simple steps to get you started.

Perfect if you want a great playing instrument without having to take a degree in Advanced Guitary Stuff.

Just great guitar and bass setup. Easy-peasy.

  • #1: The Fender Stratocaster

  • #2: The Fender Telecaster

  • #3: Gibson Guitars

  • #4: Precision and Jazz Basses

Available now for digital download. Read more…



Solving Intonation Problems

Intonation is tricky.

There are a lot of things that all add up to good intonation and, if you're having problems, you might need to be aware of them all.  

Available for free download. Check out Solving Intonation Problems.




Cut through the misinformation and horror-stories about truss rods. 

If you've ever said, "I'll do anything on my guitar but I won't touch the truss rod," this is the book for you.

Available for free download. Learn more about Truss Rods Made Easy.




Hopefully available soon. I'm working on it right now and it's shaping-up to be just as 'complete' as the title suggests.

This book will include a huge reference library of standard wiring diagrams and heaps of modifications to tweak your guitar's tone. There's a section on how each component in your guitar works which will help you figure out what's wrong if there's a problem. And, on that subject, there's a troubleshooting section too. Lastly, you'll learn all about the actual business of soldering and wiring the instrument yourself with tons of tips along the way. 

Learn more about Complete Guitar Wiring.