Luthier Tools: Learning the Trade of Guitar Craft

Learning the art of building, repairing, and maintaining guitars is not for everyone. Like the guitars we make, guitar luthiers are cut from a different cloth from the rest of the world. If you are someone who loves to work with their hands, has a deep appreciation...

Proper Truss Rod Usage for Correcting Your Guitar

As a musician, there is nearly a limitless amount of tools, resources, guides, accessories, and products available to you to help enhance your skill set. And while so many options can feel a bit overwhelming, being able to drill down and identify the few essential...

The Electric Guitar: Tracing its Roots and Remarkable Evolution

The electric guitar holds a significant place in the world of music, captivating audiences with its electrifying sound. This article delves into the history, invention, and evolution of the electric guitar, showcasing its profound impact on music and culture....

Exploring the Impact of Technology on the Guitar Industry

Technology has played an increasingly significant role in every industry over the years, and the guitar industry is no exception. From advancements in manufacturing to digital signal processing (DSP) effects, and mobile apps for guitarists, technology is transforming...

How to Fix a Hairline Crack in a Guitar Neck

If you have a hairline crack in your guitar neck, don’t panic! This is a relatively easy repair that can be done at home with some simple tools and materials. Today, we’re going to take a look at everything you need to do to fix a cracked guitar neck....

Tech Tip: How to Repair a Back Bowed Guitar Neck

(Mark Lacey is an instructor at Guitar Craft Academy Nashville and the owner of Lacey Guitars.) What Causes a Guitar Neck to Back Bow? Ideally, a guitar neck should have a small amount of forward relief, approximately 0.008 inch, so that the strings won’t buzz on the...