guitar refret

When Does A Guitar Need A Refret? (And How To Tell)

A guitar’s frets work like teeth on a saw, and when they become too worn out, the instrument becomes nearly impossible to play. But how long does that take?  Let’s see… When does a guitar need a refret? As a general rule of thumb, the guitar may need a refret when the height of the […]

22 vs 24 frets

COMPARED: 22 Vs 24 Frets On Your Electric Guitar

It can be a tough decision to make, but which guitar neck is best – 22 or 24 frets? Truthfully, this is a question that doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all answer for all players. Both guitars offer their own advantages and disadvantages, so it’s worth taking the time to understand which one might be best for […]

how many frets on a guitar

REVEALED: How Many Frets On A Guitar?

This is actually a more complicated question than you think because of the number of different guitar fret configurations that are out there. Let’s look at electric guitars first and then acoustic guitars. Electric Guitar Number Of Frets Typically most electric guitars have either 22 or 24 frets. However, guitar designs vary and there are […]

guitar fret wrap

REVEALED: Guitar Fret Wrap Overview

Guitar fret wraps are easy, intuitive, and cool ways to clean up a guitar and bass playing through muting the strings. These are utilized by skilled or professional musicians from all over the world. Before, musicians warp hair scrunchie or tie a sock around the fretboard and nut in order to obtain a similar effect. […]

scalloped fretboard

LOOK: Scalloped Fretboard – Its Advantages & Disadvantages

As scalloped fretboards are very uncommon and have a unique look, it draws a lot of curiosity from the guitarists. Many people who aren’t even aspiring to play the guitar are often intrigued by its unique look. The main reason for such curiosity and intrigue is that this is not a common fretboard that you […]

fretboard wood

The Main Popular Fretboard Wood Options On A Guitar

The fretboard of the guitars holds the frets. Choosing the right kind of wood for fretboard is important because it decides many things for a guitarist. However, one of the most common mistakes newbies with guitar gear make is that they do not choose the right kind of wood for their fretboards and seating your […]

what are guitar frets made of

EXPLAINED: What Are Guitar Frets Made Of?

Guitar frets are thin metal strips placed across the flat surface of an instrument’s neck, perpendicular to the strings. They are technical markers along the fretboard. Guitarists can depress the string wherever they want along the board to reduce the vibrating length of that string. They can get different notes this way as they run […]