Let's imagine for a minute you are a carpenter (maybe you are a carpenter; for the rest of you, stick with me). You get hired to build a house. Even with all your knowledge, experience and desire to do the job, what do you need before you can get to work? You need the tools of your trade, of course! For a carpenter it would ... View Lesson
Naming the guitar strings is a fundamental that no beginner should overlook. There are two ways that we can name the string being played.
The first way simply numbers the strings from skinniest to heaviest, 1 through 6. The second names the string by the pitch it is tuned to. Standard guitar ... View Lesson
Have you changed your guitar strings this month?? This year??? Ever???!!! If you haven't because you are intimidated by the process, this lesson is for you.
There are many benefits to keeping your strings fresh, including better tone, better feel and better dynamics to mention a few. Of course your guitar will look better. And a guitar with clean, new strings practically begs to be played!
Replace ... View Lesson
Learning the parts of the guitar is fundamental. The most common guitars used today can be classified as either Acoustic Guitars or Electric Guitars. Both types share the same three basic areas in common: Head, Neck and Body.
The head of the guitar (or 'headstock' as some prefer) is ... View Lesson