How to Build a Jeff Beck Inspired ’54 Esquire Custom Guitar

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Building a Custom Electric Guitar There are literally hundreds of thousands if not millions of combinations in the variables when putting a custom guitar together. A few tried … Read More

Guitar Nut Repair Tips and Techniques

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How to Repair a Guitar Nut Improved sound, playability and intonation are all benefits of a properly cut, well fitted guitar nut. String height, spacing and nut material … Read More

How To Tune A Guitar, And Keep It That Way

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You know how to tune a guitar quickly and accurately, but how do you make sure it stays that way? Here’s a scenario: You’ve just spent the last … Read More

What Is A Luthier Anyway?

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What Is A Luthier? From Webster’s: noun lu·thi·er Definition of LUTHIER: one who makes stringed musical instruments (as violins or guitars). Being a fairly broad statement, let’s put a finer … Read More

Breaking Bad… is Breaking Strings

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Breaking strings sucks! One of the most aggravating… no, THE most aggravating experience in guitardom, and the bane of every guitar player, is breaking strings; the scourge of … Read More

Guitar Fret Sprouts – Ouch!

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Guitar frets popping out? So your guitar frets are sticking out of the side of your fretboard shredding your fingers – is that a bad thing? Let’s just … Read More

10 Benefits Of A Pro Guitar Setup, And Why You Need One

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Even if you have a modest investment in a single guitar… Wear and tear will eventually take their toll on your guitar and your patience – breaking strings, … Read More

Truss Rod Mysteries Solved!

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A Banana Neck! That’s what you’ll get if you’re unfamiliar with the importance of a truss rod being adjusted properly. Let’s say, you know that adjusting a truss … Read More

What Causes Fret Buzz, And What To Do About It.

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“I’m getting fret buzz…” Sound familiar? If you’ve played guitar for more than five minutes in your whole life, you’ve probably experienced that irritating sizzle that can drive … Read More