Intonation – an important yet nuanced thing that one should do while setting up their guitar.  Intonation is important because it places the entire guitar in tune rather than in just open position.  That is, it will be in tune no matter where you play.  Note, however, that intonation is just one step in a […]

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Going on Vacation? Make Sure Your Guitar Is Taken Care of

You’ve worked hard, you’ve paid your dues, now it’s time to go on a well-deserved vacation.  But don’t leave home without covering all your bases – including your beloved guitar(s).  As guitar owners, it is imperative that we remember that guitars are made of wood, not titanium.  Guitars are not invincible – they are susceptible […]

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Keeping Your Guitar in Tune: The Nut of a Guitar

An overlooked yet important thing to do!  So many guitar players live without the satisfaction of having a guitar that stays in tune simply because their nut is not made properly or is as dry as a bone (no pun intended).  The first and most important thing you can do to ensure that your guitar […]

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