GUITAR AND BASS: HOW-TO
Setup and maintenance tips to get the best from your instrument.
Have a look through each section below for tips and tricks to get your guitar or bass playing and sounding its best.
You'll find general information, common to many instruments, as well as specific articles on how to carry out jobs on specific guitars and basses.
This is very much a work in progress. Right now, a few of these links don't work and all of them will gain more information as time allows. Check them out and then sign up for the Haze Newsletter if you'd like to be made aware of new articles as they become available (and you'll get a free copy of my book, Truss Rods Made Easy).
If you're looking for something specific, you can try using the search box below. This will give you results from the entire site, including the blog (which has tons of information and workshop articles)
If you'd like an even friendlier and simpler path to great setups, you should check out my Sketchy Setups.
Sketchy Setups is a hand-drawn, illustrated guide to setting up your own Strat.
Perfect if you want a great playing guitar without taking a degree in Advanced Guitar Stuff.
No digging through thick books, no trying to make sense of the manufacturer's vague instructions, no searching for the pearls among millions of forum posts.
Great guitar setups. Easy-peasy.
Note: This is an ongoing exercise. Things will be added here as I can get to it.
Remember to pop back from time to time or you could sign up for my email newsletter to keep up to date (and get even more cool tips). Just pop your email below.