Rauen Guitars was founded in 1982 by luthier Denny Rauen. The shop specializes in restoration, repair and modification of new and vintage, acoustic and electric guitars, basses, mandolins, banjos and harpguitars. Instrument set ups, refretting, custom bridge, saddle work and tempering, neck set up, neck resets, electronics and custom pickup installation represent just a few of our extensive services.
Our clientele includes many top musicians and collectors from around the world. In 1988, Guitar Player Magazine featured Denny as one of the nation's finest luthiers.
Rauen Guitars is located in the historic Riverwest area of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The shop, with over 5000 sq.ft. of work space makes it one of the largest facilities in the country dedicated to restoration, repair and custom building of stringed instruments.
Denny Rauen is a nationally acclaimed master luthier whose clientele includes many top musicians and collectors from around the world – including Keith Richards, Buddy Guy, Leo Kottke, Roger Glover and many more. In this must-have instructional DVD, Denny personally teaches: acoustic guitar setup; electric guitar setup; jazz guitar setup; slide guitar setup; Floyd Rose setup; adjusting the truss rod; adjusting intonation; and many trade secrets! 1 hr, 58 min.