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Made in Japan – Ibanez Prestige RG - The Twelfth Fret

Made In Japan – Ibanez Prestige RG

Most often when guitar players think of premium made electric guitars major US brand names come to mind. However, the sometimes overlooked high quality guitars

Moving From Beginner Fingerpicking Techniques to Travis Picking

In my last article on fingerpicking, I introduced some of the basics needed to turn simple chord knowledge into some basic finger-picking techniques.  Now, I’d

Intonation and Guitar Set Up - The Twelfth Fret

Intonation and Guitar Set Up

Most of the photos seen on The Twelfth Fret’s website are taken in a room next to the Repair Shop’s intake desk, usually the room

Martin & Co. Custom Shop Guitars - The Twelfth Fret

Martin & Co. Custom Shop Guitars

At my recent visit to the Martin factory I purchased several already built Custom Shop guitars which will arrive at The Twelfth Fret in the

Acoustic Guitar Pickups And Which One Is Right - The Twelfth Fret

Acoustic Guitar Pickups And Which One Is Right For You?

Amplifying acoustic guitars is always a bit of a challenge. Capturing the lush, natural tone of your favourite guitar is not easy to do without

Martin Factory Tour - The Twelfth Fret

Martin Guitar Factory Tour

Recently I was flown down to the Martin Guitar Factory in Nazareth, Pennsylvania for a two day dealer-tour of the factory and Custom Shop. It

Tribute to Ed Bickert New Fender Telecaster - the Twelfth Fret

Legendary Ed Bickert Tribute Fender Telecaster

In 1978, the legendary Ed Bickert visited my shop for the first time.   As he dragged his heavily worn blond Tele out of his gig

Five Ways to Improve Your Guitar Playing - The Twelfth Fret

Five Ways to Improve Your Guitar Playing

During the fifteen years I’ve been teaching at The Twelfth Fret I’ve noticed my beginner and intermediate students seem to hit the same road blocks.

Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 Portable Amp And Pedal Solution - The Twelfth Fret

The Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 Portable Amp And Pedal Solution

The Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 is a great sounding feature packed portable amp and pedal solution for guitar players. This small and stylish unit