Guitar Fretboard

Guitar Fretboard Explained

In our previous article, we looked at guitar neck materials, construction, milling aspects, the shape of neck and contours, relief and truss rod adjustment neck joints, and resetting. In this article, we shall take a look at the fingerboard and frets. Fingerboard The fingerboard of any guitar is the flat section of wood on top … Read more

Acoustic Guitar Neck

Acoustic Guitar Neck

The neck of any stringed instrument projects the main body and extends the strings from the body of the instrument to the headstock. Headstock usually consists of geared pegs to tune the strings. An acoustic guitar neck forms the base for the fingerboard, which is a strip of dark hardwood, on which frets are seated. … Read more

Guitar Wood – Seasoning and Milling

Seasoning of Guitar Wood Seasoning is a process used to reduce the natural moisture content of wood after it is cut. It is also called aging or drying. Seasoning gives any wood enough stability to resist shrinking, expanding, warping, and cracking. Quality of seasoning is an important factor in determining tone quality and the life … Read more

Plywood Guitar – Solid Wood Vs Laminate

Plywood Guitar

In the world of guitars, the terms plywood and laminate are used interchangeably. However, the Guitar industry prefers to use the word laminate exclusively. Laminate is made up of several layers of wood glued together.  Professional grade acoustic guitars have their top, back and sides made up of solid woods, while beginner and intermediate-grade guitars … Read more

Acoustic Guitar Wood


Different types of woods affect the sound produced by the guitar in major ways. This effect is all the more pronounced in acoustic guitars. In the music industry, the term tonewood is frequently used to describe wood varieties with tonal properties, that make them suitable for use as Acoustic guitar wood. Tonewood by definition is … Read more

Types of Acoustic Guitars

Types of Acoustic Guitars

Guitars come in many body shapes, styles, sizes, materials, and numbers of strings. These different guitars can play different types of music. With so many types of instruments available in the market, it can be really overwhelming for anybody to decide which one to choose. But, the good news is that they all fall into … Read more