Guitar Care, Maintenance, & DIY Articles

Tired of having to take your guitar to the shop for every little thing, then being without it for days or weeks while they work on it? Learn what easy DIY-procedures you can do yourself, as well as what you can’t (or probably shouldn’t). Some things are best left to a pro repair tech or luthier, and I’ll let you know what those are along the way.

5 Ways to Adjust Acoustic Guitar Action

5 Ways to Adjust Acoustic Guitar Action

Adjusting my acoustic guitar's truss rod

How do I Adjust my Acoustic Guitar’s Truss Rod?

I keep breaking new guitar strings. Help!

I Keep Breaking New Guitar Strings. Help!

My Top 5 Most-Viewed Articles of 2019 So Far

My Top 5 Most-Viewed Articles of 2019 So Far

Where Can I Buy Single Guitar Strings?

Where Can I Buy Single Guitar Strings?

Lifetime Guitar Maintenance Schedule

Lifetime Guitar Maintenance Schedule [The Definitive Guide]

Roundup: My Favorite Guitar Information Resources

My Favorite Guitar Information Resources [Roundup]

Quick Tip: How to Remove a Collet Guitar Knob

How to Remove a Collet Guitar Knob [Step-by-Step]

How often should I change guitar strings?

How Often Should I Change Guitar Strings?

How to stretch guitar strings

How to Stretch Guitar Strings [Step by Step]

How to Clean a Guitar Fretboard

How to Clean a Guitar Fretboard

"Sketchy Setups" Guitar and Bass Setup Guides

Sketchy Setups – Guitar and Bass Setup Guides

Guitar Action - What's a Good String Height?

Guitar Action – What’s a Good String Height?

How to Clean & Polish Guitar Frets

How to Clean and Polish Guitar Frets [Step by Step]

Humidity Control Solutions for Guitars

Humidity Control Solutions for Guitars

Reader Question: Why do some of my guitar chords sound out of tune?

Why Do Some of My Guitar Chords Sound Out of Tune?

Gifts For Guitar Players 2022 Edition

Gifts for Guitar Players 2022 Edition

Applying guitar polish to a guitar after it has been thoroughly cleaned

How to Clean and Polish a Guitar [Step by Step]