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Setting Up A Fender Stratocaster Trem (Part 1) - The Twelfth Fret

Setting Up A Fender Stratocaster Trem (Part 1)

Here we’re looking at a common issue and some ways to address it. This is, of course, getting a Fender Stratocaster guitar – with the original style vibrato bridge – to stay pretty much in tune even when using the

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 produced in Japan can provide players with an equivalent instrument at significant savings. Having just

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 like to introduce some slightly more advanced right hand techniques and start getting into some

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 I often spend time in.  One of the most common requests I over hear is

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 next few weeks.  But the real fun came with my visit to the Custom Shop

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 introducing feedback, unwanted handling noise, and a list of other annoyances. But with so many