Guitar Care

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Laurent Brondel Guitars


New England–based luthier fuses original designs with vintage American tone. 


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John Walker Guitars


 Montana luthier draws inspiration from vintage Gibsons.


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Bruce Sexauer Guitars


Northern California luthier fuses traditional and contemporary designs.


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Gerald Sheppard Guitars


Tennessee luthier draws on his own playing experience to create individualized custom instruments. 


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Bamburg Guitars


Colorado luthier builds modern steel-string flattops in his one-man shop. 


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Basic Pickup Repairs


How to troubleshoot guitar electronics.


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Checking and Adjusting Saddle Height


How to check your action at the saddle and make adjustments if necessary.


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Checking Action at the Nut


How to check you guitar's action at the nut and make necessary adjustments. 


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Fixing Loose Tuners


What to do if you guitar's tuning machines have become loose. 


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Restringing Tips


Follow these restringing tips to reduce the risk of premature bridge-plate wear and tuning stability issues.


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Keep Your Guitar Clean


How to clean your guitar's body and fingerboard.


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Guitar Restringing Tips from ELIXIR® Strings


Looking for an easy way to restring your guitar? Watch the Elixir Strings video.


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Kaki King's Stage Guitars


Percussive fingerstyle guitarist Kaki King talks about the unique guitars she uses onstage.


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James Nash's Real-World Rig


See and hear how this flatpicking ace puts powerful digital recording technology to work onstage.  


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Mokai's Real-World Rig


See and hear how this folk-blues fingerstylist uses a classic setup at cafés and small clubs.


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Laurence Juber's Real-World Rig


Fingerstyle virtuoso sticks to a pickup, internal mic, and preamp for quick, reliable setup.   


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Jackie Greene's Real-World Rig


Roots-rock star uses his best acoustic and a basic rig in theaters and at huge festivals.


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Nina Gerber's Real-World Rig


In-demand accompanist relies on mic-and-pickup combinations for onstage flexibility.  


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Garrin Benfield's Real-World Rig


Learn how this solo singer-songwriter builds a backup band with a looper and stompbox effects.


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Guitar Cleaning and Maintenance Tips from ELIXIR® Strings


A buildup of debris in the gaps between the windings of a guitar string can affect tone. Discover Elixir® Strings’ solution to the problem in today’s Note


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How to Adjust Your Truss Rod


How you adjust your truss rod depends on whether it is a single- or double-action truss rod. Read today’s excerpt from Acoustic Guitar Care & Maintenance for more information.


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How to Choose the Right Amplification Setup for You


Every performing guitarist has different amplification needs. Find out how to choose the right amplification setup for you in this excerpt from Acoustic Guitar Amplification Essentials.


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Four Guitar Myths Debunked


“Cracks in the top of a guitar ruin the sound" is just one of the common guitar myths we set straight in today’s excerpt from the Acoustic Guitar Owner’s Manual.


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All About Dovetail and Bolt-On Neck Joints


A dovetail neck uses a traditional woodworker’s joint while a bolt-on neck joint uses hardware to attach the neck to the body. Today’s excerpt from Understanding Your Guitar reveals more.


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How to Fix Rattles


How to track down and fix common rattles in acoustic guitars.


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