Guitar Video Tutorials

How To Restring A Guitar

Restringing a guitar can be a little bit tricky, especially if you have never done it before. It put a little video together that will explain all relevant details you need to know when it comes to putting new strings Read the full article…

How To Restring A Guitar was last modified: November 16th, 2014 by Ulrich Peise

Boiling Guitar Strings – Does It Really Work?

[caption id="attachment_2962" align="alignleft" width="150"]Does Boiling Guitar Strings Really Work? Not Convinced That Cooking Guitar Strings Really Works – But Maybe I Just Forgot The Spices?![/caption]

Ever since I started getting interested in guitars and guitarists, I came across quotes by players claiming that boiling guitar strings was something they had to do because they simply couldn’t afford to buy new ones. I personally never met anybody who actually tried that and who could share some first hand experience with me. Well, time for a little experiment and I guess I’ll find out myself. The video below documents the whole project of removing a set of seven months old strings from my Dobro, boiling them and then putting them back on. Let’s see if there is an audible and visible difference after they spent some time cooking on the stove.

Boiling Guitar Strings – Does It Really Work? was last modified: June 4th, 2016 by Ulrich Peise

How To Clean A Guitar

I must admit that I don’t clean my guitars too often. Actually, I only really thoroughly clean them when it is time to put a new set of strings on. As I remove the old strings and before I put Read the full article…

How To Clean A Guitar was last modified: September 7th, 2013 by Ulrich Peise

Cleaning Guitar Strings

There are dozens of different methods you can use when cleaning your guitar strings. I’m not saying that the one I use is the best or most effective one, but it is easy, effective and has been working perfectly fine for Read the full article…

Cleaning Guitar Strings was last modified: November 12th, 2015 by Ulrich Peise

The Guitar Open D Tuning Video Guide

The Open D tuning is very popular because it’s predestined for slide guitar playing as well as what is commonly referred to as “fretting”. Fretting means, you just cover all the strings in one fret at once which will produce Read the full article…

The Guitar Open D Tuning Video Guide was last modified: November 16th, 2014 by Ulrich Peise

Drop D Tuning Guitar Video Instruction

Okay, the Drop D guitar tuning is especially useful for the heavier stuff. It basically allows you to use one finger only and by covering the first three strings from the top (E, A, D) play a power chord in Read the full article…

Drop D Tuning Guitar Video Instruction was last modified: November 16th, 2014 by Ulrich Peise

How To Tune A Guitar By Ear For Beginners

I remember very well when I just started playing, I just couldn’t figure out how to tune a guitar by ear without a tuner. I broke many strings in my early days, because for some reason beginners tend to “over Read the full article…

How To Tune A Guitar By Ear For Beginners was last modified: December 27th, 2015 by Ulrich Peise