September 16, 2016
After replacing or upgrading a nut, finish the job with fast-acting cyanoacrylate adhesive.
August 7, 2016
The fast-acting adhesive can work wonders ... if you know how to handle it safely.
July 15, 2016
Do the open strings buzz or sound wimpy on your Fender-style guitar? Maybe the problem lies at the headstock.
June 21, 2016
Got some loose fretboard binding? No worries—here are a few easy steps to fix it.
May 20, 2016
Do you feel like you’re fighting your guitar’s neck? Here’s how to create that smooth, “played-in” feel.
April 15, 2016
Learn how a zero fret functions and why it sometimes needs to be replaced.
March 25, 2016
Passive pickups, active electronics, and acoustic-electric guitars with dual-pickup sources all require different types of output jacks. Do you know how to wire them up?
February 19, 2016
It’s not for everyone, but locking down a Strat trem can resolve many tuning issues.
January 8, 2016
This handy tool can be a guitarist’s best friend.
December 11, 2015
Put some shimmer and spank into your dual-humbucker guitar with this alternative wiring scheme.
November 6, 2015
Got a funky blade switch on your T-style guitar? Here’s how to install a new one.
October 9, 2015
A client wanted her D-12-20 to fret in tune all along the fretboard. Can it be done?
August 28, 2015
Here’s how to secure the pickguard on a solidbody with stripped screw holes.
July 24, 2015
Replacing a stripped truss-rod nut can be an inexpensive DIY repair—if you know how to approach it.
June 26, 2015
How to use a high-speed rotary tool for precision guitar repair.
May 22, 2015
Does your Tele suffer from “wobbly jack cap” syndrome? Here’s a cheap and easy fix.
April 24, 2015
Ready to tweak your 6-string for maximum musical versatility?
March 20, 2015
Got a finicky selector on your dual-pickup guitar? No worries—it’s an easy fix.
February 20, 2015
Do a little homework before you go shopping for a used electric guitar.
January 23, 2015
If it’s hard to coax rich tones from your acoustic, your guitar may need to have its frets leveled.