We bet your guitar could sound better! This article covers the five best things you can do with your electric guitar to improve the tone, clarity & voice. There are endless things you can do beyond your output jack to change your sound. Read … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Improve Your Electric Guitar Tone
Chances are your guitar could sound better. Below are the five best things you can have done on your acoustic guitar to improve the tone, get more volume, and achieve a better voice from your instrument. 1. NEW STRINGS A guitar can come back to … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Improve Your Acoustic Guitar Tone
Exploring Guitar Neck Issues It is easy to get confused between neck relief and neck angle when looking down the edge of some guitar necks. These are very different issues indeed, and unfortunately unqualified guitar "techs" get confused also … [Read more...] about Neck Angle vs. Neck Relief
True or False? Most tuning problems are due to the tuning machines... False! Sometimes cheap or faulty machines are a problem. And a high-quality set will enable better and more accurate tuning. But "tuning problems" most often come from how the … [Read more...] about TUNING PROBLEMS?
(Note: this is an excerpt from our Instrument Wellness page.) If you want your guitar to function at its best, always remember: Stability is the key. A good case and a humidifier will help keep your instrument more stable. When not being played, … [Read more...] about Proper Guitar Care & Humidity
-Bryce Schneider, guest blogger, Custom Sound Asst. Manager Not too far back I found a great deal online for a used resonator guitar... mostly. The instrument came in the mail and I immediately popped open the case, tuned her up and then I just … [Read more...] about Making a Resonator Sing
I just realized how dry it's getting after checking on some plants and flowers I'm taking care of-- and almost killing some of them! It hasn't rained in how many days?... and the high desert is dry again. So, just a reminder after all that … [Read more...] about It’s Dry (again)
What happens when a guitar gets dried out? Here's one example. Aside from cracks like the one shown here, the critical geometry is affected. This makes any setup adjustments difficult. There are many different pieces of wood glued together … [Read more...] about Humidity Discussion