November 29, 2013
When caring for a guitar, your first line of defense is to wipe down its neck, strings, and body after you play. But that’s just the beginning.
November 11, 2013
Mitch Gallagher discusses how mixing is about presentation—how the various elements of the music are combined, balanced, and conveyed by the overall sound of the mix.
November 4, 2013
Turning off your ego and just rolling with the punches can yield great results.
October 11, 2013
In this two-part video tutorial, Nashville guitar tech and luthier Tony Nagy shows you how to set up a 5-string bass.
October 4, 2013
We demystify the eight lugs on a Telecaster’s 3-way switch and show you the right way to connect them to the two pickup leads and master volume pot.
September 27, 2013
Sometimes a guitar’s bolt-on neck needs a shim. Find out why and learn how to shim a neck the right way.
September 13, 2013
Get custom-shop options on a bargain budget by making it yourself.
September 10, 2013
This DIY volume level box is great for players who use amp distortion and adjust their gain level from the guitar.
August 21, 2013
What goes on in the mind of a guitar electronics designer? Learn the value of simultaneously developing multiple prototypes and the role details play in a successful design.
August 1, 2013
Crafting a mix is a very specialized art form and it takes a combination of tools, experience, know-how, and, of course, ears.