GUITAR CRAFT ACADEMY BLOG

How to Find a Good Guitar Luthier

How to Find a Good Guitar Luthier

It’s not too difficult to find a guitar that’s in bad shape out there – probably in more than a few garages or at least garage sales. Often, they’re battered, broken, and maybe weren’t even made that well in the first place. But if you’re looking for a new guitar...

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Guitar Winter Programs

Guitar Winter Programs

It's great to hear that you're interested in pursuing your dream of learning to build the guitar or becoming a luthier. Attending an open house like the one on January 28th, 2023 can also be a great way to learn more about the school and its offerings. In addition to...

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Become A Luthier

Become A Luthier

Playing the guitar or violin is great, and playing a guitar or violin you know has been built lovingly by a skilled luthier is especially impressive. But how cool would it be if you could make your own stringed instruments, take pride in your own creations or sell...

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How to Store Your Guitar Case(s)

How to Store Your Guitar Case(s)

Guitar cases, especially those large, hard cases, can take up a significant amount of space. However, they are necessary to protect your precious guitar collection. In fact, if your collection grows past one or two guitars, storing them and their cases is something...

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Can You Play a Bass on a Guitar Amp?

Can You Play a Bass on a Guitar Amp?

When answering the question of whether you can use a guitar amp to play a bass guitar, the basic answer is yes. However, that isn’t to say it's advisable as it most certainly is not ideal. In general, standard guitar amps are not designed for the low frequencies of a...

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How to Choose Guitar Pickups

How to Choose Guitar Pickups

Pickups are essentially magnets wrapped in a coil of wire. The strength of the magnets and the number of turns in the coil determines how hot the pickups are. The hotter the pickups, the more they amplify the string's vibrations. Each type of pickup has its own sound,...

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