Acoustic Guitar Maintenance

Acoustic Guitar Maintenance

Most of us should probably take better care of our guitars. Considering the value we place on them, it’s surprising how few of us do. In the following guide, we’re … Read more

How to Identify Dead Frets

Checking Fret Height with Fret Rocker

If you are hearing dead spots on your guitar neck e.g. a ‘dead’ note that can’t be heard when the note is fretted, decays rapidly or you only hear a buzzing sound, chances are you have a dead fret. And, while it may sound more dramatic than it actually is, the truth is dead frets can almost always be resurrected.

Bridge Pins Popping Out? [Here’s a simple fix]

How to prevent bridge pins popping out

When first learning how to restring and tune an acoustic guitar you may notice your bridge pins popping out while tuning. Click here to learn why this happens, and how you can fix the problem once and for all.

How to Restring an Acoustic Guitar

How to Restring an Acoustic Guitar

Learn how to restring an acoustic guitar correctly and preserve the life of your strings and fretboard, along with providing increased tuning stability, reduced string slippage, and improved intonation.

Acoustic Guitar Setup Cost [How Much to Pay]

Acoustic Guitar Setup

Learn how much an acoustic guitar setup costs, why a setup is definitely worth the money, and when you might need to consider a setup, along with an overview of what is involved.

Acoustic Guitar Nut Width + Comparison Chart

Acoustic Guitar Nut Width

Learn what nut width is on your acoustic guitar and how it affects playability. Also included is a handy comparison table showing the nut widths of some of the more popular acoustic guitars available today, so you can make a direct comparison.

How to Measure Guitar Scale Length

How to Measure Guitar Scale Length

Learn how to measure scale length and why simply measuring the length of the string able to freely vibrate is not an accurate method.

Why Does My Acoustic Guitar Sound Bad?

Why does my acoustic guitar sound bad

Wondering why your acoustic guitar sounds bad? Learn the different causes for a poor sounding acoustic guitar and what you can do about it.

Acoustic Guitar Humidity and Storage

Acoustic Guitar Humidity and Storage

Learn why humidity affects acoustic guitars and some of the tools and accessories available that can help control humidity and lessen the risk of problems occurring.