Old man winter is here so it might be a good time to rethink your guitar maintenance routine; especially if you own an acoustic. I often tell my students to treat their guitar as they would treat them...
So you've chosen to take up the guitar. Good for you! Now comes the hard part: which guitar is the best to start playing on? Well, the answer to that question depends on many things. It depends on wha...
Kids love guitars. Why? Because they are exciting, probably the most exciting musical instrument today. Look at rock bands today. In almost all case the guitarist is the lead performer, or will play l...
African timbers are exotic and beautiful. Many African timbers are used by luthiers for their craft of hand made acoustic guitars. Here are a few:- African Rosewood, also known as Bubinga, ...
The "Wedge"© introduces a new level of comfort and playability without compromising the high level of sound expected from ellis guitars. The concept relies upon ergonomically re-shaping the instrument...
The acoustic ceiling removal trend started in the early 80's and has become a necessity in many areas when selling your home. Often, if they are not removed before placing your home on the market, pot...
To play Guitar, for most people who have discovered the joy of this instrument, is a life long journey that starts with a dream, or the beginnings of a passion inspired by music and the musicians who ...
When I began guitar lessons over forty years ago there were few choices for learning to play the guitar. You either bought a book and taught yourself or you called the local music store to set up less...
If you want to learn how to play an acoustic guitar you can do it the old fashion way by learning how to read music, learning every note and chord on the guitar just so you can play a few basic ...
Recently, I finished building a slide acoustic guitar, a weissenborn, in fact, I had for many years intended to do this but had always put it off. One of the reasons was, that it 'wouldn't be go...