Care and Maintenance

Strings and Stringing

Some Basics About Guitar Tone Woods

Restringing Your Classical Guitar

Playing it

A Beginner's Look at Strings

Watch Those Hands, Buster!


Taking Care

What's Wrong With Cases?

Glue in a Label for Security


Packing for Travel or Shipment

Finishes and Cleaning

Heat Stress - It Kills

An Introduction to Instrument Finishes

 General Information

Advice on Cleaning Your Instrument

Illustrated Glossary

Vinyl is Your ENEMY

Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting and Repair

Playability and Setup

Structural Problems

Checking Action at the Nut

Looking at Cracks

Tune Up Your Gears

It's the Insidious "Key Crack"

Looking at Saddles

Loose Screws? Fix 'em Yourself

Lowering Action at the Saddle

Loose Parts Can Rattle and Buzz

Looking at Frets

The Luthier at Work

A Closer Look at Nuts

Making a New Nut

Buzz Diagnosis

Fret Marker Inlay Dots

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