Care and Maintenance

Jazz Guitar Styles


Strings and Stringing

All About Strap Buttons

Restringing Your Archtop Guitar

What's Wrong With Cases?

A Beginner's Look at Strings


Finishes and Cleaning

Playing it

An Introduction to Instrument Finishes

Watch Those Hands, Buster!

Advice on Cleaning Your Instrument


Vinyl is Your ENEMY

Taking Care

 General Information

Glue in a Label for Security

Illustrated Glossary

Packing for Travel or Shipment

Frequently Asked Questions

Heat Stress - It Kills

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"

Basics of Archtop Guitar Setup

Loose Screws? Fix 'em Yourself

Looking at Frets

Loose Parts Can Rattle and Buzz

A Closer Look at Nuts

The Luthier at Work

Buzz Diagnosis

Adjustable bridges: the easy way

Truss Rod Adjustment

Making a New Nut

Fitting Archtop Bridges

Quick Fix for a Loose End Pin


Making Celluloid Fingerrests

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