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Knowing how to restring your guitar is a very very important skill to learn when starting out as a guitarist. Budding musicians sometimes neglect the maintenance part of the learning and head straight to the playing. A sign of a true guitarist maybe seen in the way he handles and takes care of his/her instrument. Guitar strings need to be replaced periodically especially if you perform regularly on stage. Though some may find that statement debatable,one needs to know how to restring the instrument nonetheless. The following article will take you through the process and the tools needed with lots of images for better learning. http://www.songstuff.com/guitar/article/how_to_restring_a_guitar/ Be sure to share and like the article if you find it useful. If you have any questions, feel free to discuss it on the Songstuff Community Forums.
Glenn Allen posted a topic in PerformanceSince some of us have to lay down all the parts for our own songs, I thought I'd share my latest video lesson. hope this helps some of you guitarist-turned bassists. Quite a few of my students are over 50, and their hands have taken some abuse over the years or just aren’t as nimble as they were when they were younger. Some of them aspire to play some dexterity-driven pieces, like Chet Atkin’s “Mister Sandman” and “Maybelle” or even some simpler finger style pieces like The Beatles’ “Dear Prudence” and “Blackbird.” These songs have a lot of quick chord changes, some of which require some stamina to play barre chords. Others want to switch from playing guitar to learning the bass, but they lack the hand strength. This exercise has helped my students with small, chubby, and weak hands build hand strength, speed, and stamina: