The WWW Guitar Advisor: A resource for
novice and aspiring novice guitarists


  • Choosing A Guitar
  • Care and Feeding
  • Basic Repairs
  • Other Resources
  • Glossary
  • Welcome to the Guitar Advisor!

    I've been playing guitar for 32 years, and the contents of this page reflect what I've learned over the years about buying, owning, and taking care of guitars. I am not, however, a guitar expert. I've covered some very basic maintenance and repairs you should be able to do yourself. Please, if your guitar needs major repairs, or you have a very old or valuable instrument, take it to a professional. I wouldn't try to fix a warped neck on a '59 Telecaster, and neither should you.

    Guitar Magazine featured this site in their May '98 issue! Just because I am now an internationally known guitar expert (yeah, right), however, does not mean I am an omniscient guitar goddess. I get a lot of mail, and I can't answer all of it. If I actually have something useful to tell you, I'll try to find time to answer your question. Please don't be offended if you don't get a personal reply.

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    Last updated 8/5/05