Parts of Guitar
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Parts of Guitar

Posted On October 30, 2015 at 9:19 am by / Comments Off on Parts of Guitar

Parts of Guitar

Parts of the Guitar that a beginner might need to know:

It is very important to know the parts of Guitar before playing a Guitar. It has been analyzed the parts of Guitar-

The Head stock:

This is where the tuning pegs and posts are located and most likely the guitar maker’s logo. For classical guitars this is also where the string rollers are located.

The Nut:

The Nut is just below the Head stock and has small grooves to hold the strings into place.

The Neck and fret board:

The Frets are the metal wires you see going down the Neck of the instrument.

The Tuners:

The tuners on a acoustic guitar adjust the pitch up and down to the desired tuning.

The Neck and fret board:

The Frets are the metal wires you see going down the Neck of the instrument.

The Strings:

The strings of an acoustic guitar are different than electric guitars. Classical guitars have nylon strings and regular acoustic guitars have metal strings.

The sound hole:

This is probably the most obvious part of the guitar. The sound hole is located in the center of the body and just as the name implies it is where the sound comes from. It normally has a black pick guard that either surrounds the sound hole or is located just below the sound hole. In case you were wondering, the pick guard is used to protect your guitar from scratches.

The Bridge and saddle:

The bridge is the wooden part at the bottom of the guitar, and the saddle is the part that holds the strings into place, think of it as the Nut but at the bottom of the guitar. Electric guitar’s bridge and saddles are normally made of metal.

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