Beginners Guide To Changing Your Acoustic Guitar Strings
When beginner acoustic guitar players are faced with the task of changing their acoustic guitar strings for the first time, they panic, in fear that it is some impossible task that will take hours to complete or that only a professional with years of experience can do. This is simply not the case.
Believe me, if you take your acoustic guitar to any professional guitar shop, they will be happy to take your hard earned money for a few minutes of work.
Learning how to change your acoustic guitar strings on your own will save you money and it is something that every guitarist should learn how to do. There will be times when your strings will break at the most inopportune moment and the last thing you will want to do is travel to get them replaced.
Below are a few links to some great resources that will show you how to replace your acoustic guitar strings, when to change your acoustic guitar strings and tips on what type of strings to buy.
Changing Strings on an Acoustic Guitar From About.Com – This is a great 10 part article from Dan Cross with easy to follow instructions and tips for changing your guitar strings.
Changing Steel Strings the (new, improved) Taylor Way – Here is a great PDF document from Taylor Guitars on how to replace strings for an acoustic guitar.
How to String an Acoustic Guitar – An another excellent article on how to replace strings for an acoustic guitar with tips on the tools you will need, parts of your guitar, how to choose guitar strings and more.
Videos From YouTube
Learn how to change your acoustic guitar strings the pro way with Justin Sandercoe.