Choosing the right tonewoods for your  acoustic guitar – part 2

Choosing the right tonewoods for your acoustic guitar – part 2

Apr. 9, 2011 by

In a previous article, we discussed popular tonewoods used for acoustic guitar tops, where they are harvested, and some of their tonal characteristics, strengths and weaknesses. Although among luthiers (guitar craftsman), the top or soundboard is perha…

Choosing the right tonewoods for your acoustic guitar – part 1

Choosing the right tonewoods for your acoustic guitar – part 1

Apr. 9, 2011 by

While there are many tonewoods used for guitar making, and laminates and alternative materials used in some “budget” models and brands, having an understanding of how different materials affect the quality, durability and sound of the acoustic guit…

Understanding the Acoustic Guitar – A  Beginner’s Guide finding the right guitar – part 1

Understanding the Acoustic Guitar – A Beginner’s Guide finding the right guitar – part 1

Apr. 6, 2011 by

In this brief article, we will focus on a few of the concepts of the acoustic guitar, including, tonewoods, brand, price / budget, and size / models to help you begin your understanding of acoustic guitars to make you more comfortable with a purchase d…

Country Blues Guitar Scales

Country Blues Guitar Scales

Apr. 2, 2011 by

Acoustic Guitar Country Blues players:  Thought I’d republish this doco of Scales which I put together a couple of years back.  The fingerings of some are little unusual, and my reasons for doing them this way is intentional just to … Continue reading