It`s been an age since I built a guitar due to the amount of gear out there and the fact all my relatives and friends have been gifted!
As a result I decided to re-visit an old 3 stringer I built several years ago. It`s a guitar I was never really happy with but I was loathe to get rid.
So I stripped it back and added a radius to the neck and refitted the frets. I kept the old under saddle pickup and decided to change it from a red stained wood and black fretboard to a black…Continue
So, I was thinking about playing guitar, and how difficult it is to practice without giving up. It is hard, mainly because most folks learn a few chords then struggle to put together a few simple tunes to make them feel like they are making progress.
There is also a lot of confusuion for people who have no knowledge at all about music theory, it goes right over my head!
I,III,V,VII, doesn`t mean a lot, especially when you look for simple tunes you know that are written down in…Continue