Tagged with guitars

Potentiometer Basics

Potentiometer Basics

I have recently been asked a lot of questions regarding the mighty potentiometer and its function in guitars and amplifiers.  So, here is a brief and hopefully informative clip explaining what goes on inside these devices.  Enjoy!    

Guitar Ownership Do’s and Don’t

Guitar Ownership Do’s and Don’t

In this blog I am sharing some suggestions for maintaining and caring for your guitar.  These are things that I believe will keep your guitar working well and even prolong its life.  Do: 1) DO wash your hands before you play.     Aside from extending string life, a good wash will get blood flowing to … Continue reading

Stringing a guitar

This is the first in a series that I am planning to do on the basics of guitar maintenance.  I am often asked how I string a guitar so I thought that would be a good place to start.  Enjoy!  

Fret job

Fret job

For the past 10 years I’ve been honing my repair skills at my shop Granville Guitars.  One of the services that has become a specialty of mine, much to my aching hands’ chagrin, is refretting guitars.  This slideshow shows step by step the time and special care that is needed to accomplish this task.