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Lessons

Hey, You Can't Do That: Know Thy Fretboard

February 7, 2011
How many guitarists here can proudly raise their hand and say they can call out every single note on the fretboard instantly?
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1952 Gibson Goldtop Les Paul

January 17, 2011
A fully-gold Goldtop in impeccable shape from the latter half of 1952
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Tips on Soloing

January 17, 2011
It’s well and fine to have a bag of tricky, fast licks that will impress other guitarists (and, of course, the ladies), but it’s a whole other deal to use that flash and technique while playing something people actually want to hear.
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Hand Guitars

January 17, 2011
Hand guitars use polymer clay and other alternative materials to create psychedelic designs
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Caring For Your Hands, Part 1

December 21, 2010
Proper fretting hand placement and care for bassists
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Muscle Maintenance for Guitarists

September 21, 2010
Warmups and stretches to keep your hands and wrists in shape
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Staying Hungry

July 20, 2010
In a rut? Are you still hungry?
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Must We Restore?

July 20, 2010
Does restoring a vintage instrument really make it better?
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Is Your Pick Hanging You Up?

July 6, 2010
Different ways of approaching picking and picks to refine that final bit of your tone and technique
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Simple Tricks and Classic Combinations

June 16, 2010
Classic tricks to use common pedals to their fullest
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