Archive for Tips & Hints

  • Fretboards Fretboards

    With a Rosewood or Ebony fretboard, keep it clean by occasionally applying a small amount of lemon oil. Apply a small amount of lemon oil (not guitar polish or another cleaner) on a clean rag, wipe on to the fretboard, let sit for several minutes and then wipe off with a dry,clean, lint-free rag. ...

  • Nylon Strings Nylon Strings

    On a nylon string acoustic guitar, new strings are hard to keep in tune. When you put a new set of nylon strings on your guitar, before final tuning, gently stretch the strings by pulling each string several times until it is about 1-2" about the fretboard. Repeat several times. Now tune your gui...