Acoustic Guitar Bridge

Acoustic Guitar Bridge

Guitar bridges are the anchoring points for the strings that hold them in place under tension. But, this is not their only function, as they also transmit the string vibrations to the guitar top, help in maintaining the string spacing, and control the action on the guitar. So, acoustic guitar bridges with their constituent parts … Read more

Parts Of A Guitar

Parts of a Guitar

Before buying or learning how to play any instrument or equipment, you need to familiarize yourself with the basic terminology associated with it and its anatomy. In this article, we will introduce you to the different parts of acoustic and electric guitars. Each of these types of guitars has three basic parts – the body, … Read more

Acoustic Guitar Bracing

Acoustic Guitar Bracing

The inner portion of the acoustic guitar’s top and back is reinforced to protect them against the strings’ pressure. The reinforcement is done through an arranged system of wooden struts called the “braces.” It is common to use Spruce (Sitka Spruce or Adirondack Spruce) for top bracings and Mahogany for the braces at the back. … Read more

Acoustic Guitar Nut


What Is The Nut On An Acoustic Guitar? The nut is a small piece of hard material located towards the headstock end of the neck. The basic functions served by the nut are:  It supports the strings as they cross from the headstock to the neck. It forms an anchor point on one end of … Read more

Top 10 Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

Who makes the best acoustic guitars in the world? The answer to that question is, of course, subjective. But by looking at overall instrument quality, brand reputation, and popularity, it’s possible to at least come up with a list of the best acoustic guitar brands.  I’ve included a range of brands–some are known for making some … Read more

Concert vs dreadnought

Dreadnought Guitar

Which Acoustic Body Style is Right for You? Maybe you’re looking for your first guitar, or perhaps you want a versatile addition to your collection. Either way, it’s easy to get distracted by finishes or appointments. However, when you’re choosing a guitar, one of the most important things to consider is the guitar’s body style. … Read more