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How to Make a Pedalboard Out of Wood? Building your own pedalboard, even if it’s just you handpicking every pedal that will be on your signal chain, is a thing of beauty. But making your own pedalboard rack out of a piece of wood? Well, that can be quite poetic if you got the proper tools and …

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How Good Are Alvarez Guitars? When it comes to answering whether X or Y brand of guitars is any good, the answer will always have three parts:  How’s the brand’s reputation?  Which model, and from which period of the brand’s history?  Good for what?  In this little article, we’ll look at each of those question’s …

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How Long Does it Take to Get Good at Guitar? This is a common question among beginning players or people that are just considering to pick up the guitar. The thing with this question, however, is that “good” varies a lot depending on the level of technique you’re trying to reach, the styles you want …

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How to Put on Electric Guitar Strings So you broke a string huh?! Well, hopefully, it wasn’t while on stage.  Now let’s dive right in. Here’s a step-by-step list on how to change your guitar strings:  Loosen up them old strings. All of them? Yeah, all of them. I’ll explain why below.  Remove the old …

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Solid State Vs Tube Amplifiers All major guitar amp manufacturers assemble amps using either vacuum tube technology, solid-state technology, or a mixture of both. Some amps incorporate digital technology as well, which is often used to imitate the sound of other amps, either tube or solid state. However, not all amps are created equal and there’s usually …

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