Category Archives: Guitar Guru

Guitar Guru – Torrefaction and Aging

Thermal Knowledge – What can torrefaction do for your instrument? – Dana’s most recent article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – 12 Fret Guitars

The Sweet Spot – Why do 12 fret guitars sound so good? – Dana’s most recent article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Scale Length

The Long and Short of It – Scale length has a substantial influence on a guitar’s properties. – Dana’s most recent article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Grain Orientation

Sawing Logs – How much does grain orientation matter? – –
Dana’s most recent article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Neck Resets and Tone

Talking Torquing – Should I reset the neck on my vintage guitar? – –
Dana’s most recent article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Intonation

What Causes Random Intonation Glitches? Even the best-built guitar can exhibit idiosyncratic gremlins –
Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Brazilian

Blame It on the Rainforest – Commercial demand has made Brazilian rosewood guitars a rare commodity – Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – French Polish

The French Convection -A complete multi-layer refinishing could polish off your bank account – Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – No Belly, No Tone

No Belly, No Tone -What happens when your flattop loses its flat top? Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Humidity

Don’t Need No Steam Heat – Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Voicing

How are Guitars Voiced? – Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – beautiful wood doesn’t mean beautiful sound

Nothin’ Fancy – beautiful wood doesn’t mean beautiful sound – Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Identifying Tonewoods by Sound

CAN YOU HEAR THE DIFFERENCE IN TONEWOODS? – Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – High End Value

HOW DO I DETERMINE THE VALUE OF A HIGH-END GUITAR – Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Buzz

HOW DO I GET RID OF THIS ANNOYING BUZZ? – Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Soft Top Woods and Durability

CAN A SOFT TOP WOOD LAST AS LONG AS SPRUCE – Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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Guitar Guru – Finish Affects Tone

DOES A GUITAR’S FINISH REALLY AFFECT THE OVERALL TONE? –
Dana’s article from Acoustic Guitar Magazine

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