Proper Guitar Care

Buying a guitar is a major investment. Naturally you want to protect that beautiful instrument. Keeping a guitar in top form requires being aware of the temperature and humidity as well as protecting it from bumps and damaging substances. A good case will protect your guitar when traveling or aro…

Information on Twelve String Guitars

Have you ever tried playing a twelve string guitar? If your experience is limited to the six string variety, you owe it to yourself to give a twelve string a go. It’s not as hard as it might sound, since the only difference is that each finger has to cover two strings instead of one. And don’t …

Folk Style Finger Picking on a Guitar

Are you already familiar with a few chords and how to strum a guitar? If you like the sound of finger picked folk guitar, you’ll find it isn’t that hard to learn. You can try it with or without a thumb pick, and there are a variety of finger picks on the market. If you have really tough fingern…

Finding a Used Guitar

Getting a guitar can be a sizable investment. Like other items, the better quality guitars command a heftier price. A cheap guitar, whether used or new, is likely to disappoint you somewhere down the line. If the price tags on new guitars are simply out of your range, consider checking out the of…

What are the Types of Electric Guitars

Are you interested in learning to play the electric guitar? Maybe you are familiar with playing an acoustic and would like to expand your playing style to include an electric. There are some things to keep in mind when you are shopping for one of these instruments.

There are several basic types…

What are the Parts of a Guitar

Have you found yourself in this position? Maybe you’ve played the guitar for several years and feel somewhat proficient at it, yet when you try to describe a problem to a repairman, you’re not sure what some part of the guitar is really called. “Well, it’s that little deal that holds the strin…

Practicing with Your Guitar

Practice is the single most important factor in becoming a good guitar player. These days, most people don’t have a lot of extra time for hobbies. Work and family obligations keep them occupied so that learning and improving on the guitar often take a back burner. With a little creativity, howev…