Celluloid rot, the degrading of the plastic used for the binding on vintage guitars, is a common occurrence. Here we take a look at why this deterioration happens.
Since his retirement in 2018, former C.F. Martin & Co. mainstay Dick Boak has continued hand-building instruments like this dreadnought-ukulele-small-bodied-guitar trio.
Is it safe for the guitar, the strings, and the player to switch back and forth between standard and open tunings? Ask the Expert!
Touchup is one of the real dark arts of instrument repair, and one that exists in an almost entirely different universe from structural and functional repairs.
Here is an end-to-end approach for for finding and fixing those annoying rattles and buzzes on your acoustic guitar.
Review: The Nux Stageman II AC-80 Is a Versatile and Natural-Sounding Combo Amp for the Gigging Guitarist
The Nux Stageman II AC-80 is an 80-watt combo amplifier that includes a Bluetooth app, among many other cool features geared towards gigging guitarists.
Cases? Floor stands? Wall mounts? Here's how to keep your acoustic guitars safe and protected at home.
Great Acoustics: Rick Turner’s Personal 2007 Compass Rose Guitar Speaks to His Forward-Thinking Style
Rick Turner created many unique Compass Rose acoustics, but this one—regarded as among his finest—was the luthier’s personal guitar and a showcase of both his bold concepts and skilled execution.
Guitar repair expert Martin Keith explains the differences between steel and nylon guitar strings and shares some useful terminology.
This roundup of acoustic guitar amplifiers includes seven amps and PA systems that are specifically tailored to the needs of acoustic guitar players.