When you invest in a guitar, whether as an enthusiastic beginner, a seasoned pro, or a passionate collector, you’re acquiring more than just an instrument. You’re inheriting a piece of art, a piece of history, and, most importantly, a delicate item that requires care. The question on many guitarists’ minds is: “What temperature should guitars… Continue Reading What Temperature Should Guitars Be Stored At?
Whether in the studio, on the road, or in your garage, having an organized cable system can save you a ton of time and a lot of hassle. Clean setup and easy breakdown make for much less stress. This will also save time when you need to determine what cable has gone out because you… Continue Reading Guitar Cable Organization Tips
If you’ve accumulated a lot of guitar pedals and you’ve mastered how to use them and you’re ready to take your show on the road, now all you need is a way to transport and quickly set up your rig at your gig. In short, you need a pedalboard. You could obviously buy one pre-made… Continue Reading How to Organize Your Guitar Pedalboard
If you’re traveling long distance to a gig, or moving homes, or taking your guitar on vacation, follow these simple tips to safely ship your guitar. PREP THE GUITAR AND CASE Reduce tension on the guitar’s neck by loosening up the strings a bit. Then place folded newspaper (or even better, print free/acid free paper)… Continue Reading How To Safely Ship Guitars
As any dedicated guitar collector or music studio knows, proper guitar storage is essential for preserving the quality and longevity of these valuable and cherished instruments. From acoustic to electric and vintage to modern models, guitars are sensitive to their environment and, humidity levels. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the critical topic of… Continue Reading What Humidity Should Guitars Be Stored At? Your Ultimate Guide
In this video, Master Guitar Luthier and blues player, George Goumas gives us some tips on how to chose and modify a lap steel bar. George explains that one of the essentials of playing a lap-steel guitar properly is being able to master the bar. He uses a Stevens steel bar from Stevens Corp which… Continue Reading Lap Steel Guitar Instructions and Tips – Using the Bar
Instruments like to be in the same environment as we do: Not too cold, not too hot, and not too damp. Store your guitars in an area with an average humidity of 45 – 50%, and a temperature of approximately 70 – 75 degrees F. If the ambient conditions are very damp, then use a… Continue Reading What’s the Best Way To Store Your Guitars