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A collection all my guitar tips, advice, and how-to's to help beginners learn the ins-and-outs of being a guitar owner, especially guitar care & maintenance
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Keep It Cleaner
If your guitar is really dirty, you need to clean it BEFORE you squirt guitar polish on it. Don't use a polish for cleaning.
How To Plan
Jol Dantzig shares the devices and materials needed to do some of his favorite guitar maintenance tricks
Fender Telecaster Deluxe
Looking to add a vintage Telecaster, Nocaster, Esquire, Broadcaster, Thinline, Deluxe or Custom to your collection but don’t know where to start? Let us be your guide.
Yes you can! But, there's a right way to do it and there are some tradeoffs you need to be aware of first.
Sometimes, you only need to replace one guitar string. Here, I've compiled some good sources where you can buy singles without paying a fortune.
Live in an extremely dry or wet climate? That can be bad news for your guitars, so it's important to regulate humidity. This is a list of great products that'll help protect your guitars by adding or removing humidity as needed.
If you'd like to learn how to set up your own guitar or bass, or finally get that pesky locking trem to behave (and stay in tune), these downloadable, step-by-step guides will show you how.
Guitar Chords Beginner
It isn't rocket science, but stretching a new set of guitar strings is pretty dang important. Here's how to do it right (and a little gadget that makes it faster and easier).
Music Theory Guitar
Guitar Chord Chart
This beginner's guide will help you understand the concept of "action" or string height. We'll discuss low, medium, and high action, and the pros and cons of each.
Snapping screws is a fairly common occurrence. Here's a simple way to extract them while doing minimal damage to your guitar.
Over The Bridge
In this article, we'll show you how to restring a guitar, including standard, top wrapping, and more.
Jim Morrison Movie
Cool Electric Guitars
How to find the perfect Fender Strat for you
Gibson Les Paul Tribute
Gibson Les Paul Jr
Gibson Les Paul Studio
Vintage Les Paul
Les Paul Custom
Les Paul Standard
The Gibson Les Paul. Just saying its name brings to mind some of the most iconic and influential recordings and rockers of the 20th century.
Learn Acoustic Guitar
Learn Guitar Chords
Guitar Tabs Songs
Learn To Play Guitar
There's no reason to be afraid of your guitar's truss rod. In this article, I'll show you how easy it is to adjust it safely.
A maintenance schedule of what your guitar needs now, 20 years from now, and everything in-between
Soft Tissue Injury
Find A Doctor
Find a doctor with specific training in the field of performing arts medicine before you entrust your injury to them as even surgical solutions have specific nuances particular to musicians depending on what instrument they play.
Cleaning your guitar strings after playing is a great way to extend the life of your strings and keep your fretboard clean longer. It doesn't have to be a long, drawn-out process. Let me show you how easy it can be...
Beginner Electric Guitar
Les Paul 100
Guitar For Beginners
Beginner guitars don't have to suck. For around $300 or less you can get an excellent axe that'll play and sound great, and last a lifetime. This article recommends some good ones for you to consider.
Adjusting pickup height is one of the easiest ways to effortlessly improve your tone.
Acoustic Guitar Lessons
Guitar Lessons For Beginners
In this article, I outline some of the common mistakes that new guitar owners make, so that you can avoid making them yourself and potentially damaging your precious first axe.
Acoustic Guitar Strings
Guitar Strumming Patterns
Guitar Songs For Beginners
This article gives a listing of common string height measurements for low, medium, and high action... for electric, steel-string acoustic, and Classical guitars.
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Buying your first guitar? When it comes to cost-to-value, there are generally 5 major categories you can shop within. Learn the characteristics of each so you can decide which is best for your needs and budget.
Learn Guitar Online
It might be easier than you think to get that old guitar in playing shape. And now is the perfect time to rekindle your guitar love and get it into shape for the new year.
Moving Cross Country
Padding, packing and protection – how to ensure your prized guitars stay safe in a big move.
Types Of Guitar
Guitar cases fall into just a few major categories. Each category has its pros and cons, so this article will help you learn which may be best for your situation, whether you're a stay-at-home guitarist or a touring pro.