Private and group lessons are available for all aspects of guitar repair!

(Discounts available for groups)


Learn how to: 


Setup Electric Guitars


1 Day 4hr Class - $240

1 Day 8hr classes -$480 (covers subject matter more in depth and more hands on learning)


Evaluating and troubleshooting before setup

How the neck works
Neck evaluation

Truss rod operation
Truss rod designs

Concepts of relief and back bow

Identifying fretboard radius
Making bone nuts
Back-filing nuts and saddles
Adjusting and replacing saddles

Choosing proper string gauge
Understanding string tension and arc
Setting action
Setting radius

Setting Intonation

Pickup height adjustment
Setting up floating tremolos




Setup Acoustic Guitars (1 day)


1 Day 4hr Class - $240
1 Day 8hr classes -$480 (covers subject matter more in depth and more hands on learning)


Evaluating and troubleshooting before setup

How the neck works

Neck evaluation

Truss rod operation
Truss rod designs

Concepts of relief and back bow

Identifying fretboard radius
Making bone nuts

Back-filing a nuts and saddles
Adjusting and fitting saddles

Making bone saddles

Choosing proper string gauge
Understanding string tension and arc

Setting action 

Setting Radius

Setting Intonation

Install Pickups & Custom Wiring Mods  (1 day)

1 Day 4hr Class - $240
1 Day 8hr classes -$480 (covers subject matter more in depth and more hands on learning)

Learn the basics of installing pickups for single coil and humbucker pickups.
Learn about coil cuts, splitting, and taps
Learn about phasing
Learn how to install custom wired pots and switches 
Learn about tone mods 



Fret Work (2 Days)


How to build a neck jig
Flattening fret boards
Re-fretting bound fret boards
Compression fretting
Hammer-in fretting
Gluing in frets
Dressing frets
Repairing loose frets
Selecting fret wire
Identifying fretboard radius
Truss rod operation
Neck relief and back bow
How the neck works



Contact Matt for details! 

330-856-5509

matt@dreherguitars.com



​Call Now: 330-856-5509

​​​​8559 South St Se Warren, Ohio 44484

Monday - Friday 10:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M.

Services by Appointment  (Please call First) 

Dreher Guitars is a division of Spider Web Music

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