Once you've taken the plunge and bought a nylon-string acoustic guitar, you want to do everything you can to keep it healthy. Maintaining a guitar includes cleaning it, storing it properly, making repairs and adjustments, and changing the strings when needed.
The following neck diagram shows the notes for all the frets on the guitar up to and including the 12th fret. Use this diagram to find individual notes on the guitar or to transpose any movable chord or [more…]
Following is a list of 12 essential tools and accessories that will help you keep your fingers and your guitar in tip-top shape and in good working order and provide you with the hardware to create a variety [more…]
The following figure shows 24 common, easy-to-play guitar chords that you can use in many different songs in a variety of styles — including folk, country, rock, and blues. Left-hand fingerings appear [more…]
The following figure, which shows how a chord diagram and a tab staff relate to an actual guitar, helps you turn guitar notation into chords and melodies. [more…]