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Guitar Care for Beginners – Loog Blog Special

Pic Source: Wired.com Being a good guitarist isn’t just down to playing the right chords – it’s about looking after your guitar and caring for it. Guitars are sensitive instruments, and should be properly cared for to keep them both sounding and looking at their best. There are some simple things that we can all do to ensure we look after our guitars in the best way. TEMPERATURE & HUMIDITY Guitars are made out of wood and wood is a natural material. This means it can be affected by temperature and humidity (the amount of water vapor in the air). Both of these elements can affect the sound and quality of a guitar. If there is too much moisture in...

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A Century of Les Paul

Today would’ve been the 100th birthday of a world-class tinkerer, musician and inventor: Les Paul. And no, he’s not a guitar Les Paul was born Lester William Polsfuss in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on June 9, 1915 (that’s why he’s also called “The Wizard of Waukesha”). He liked building guitars and playing them – first as […] -- Find out more at http://blog.loogguitars.com

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Guitar Parts 101

Many Loog players are seasoned guitarists (or seasoned guitarists who got a Loog for their kids) but many others actually get a Loog to introduce themselves to the amazing world of guitar playing. We’re always talking about bridges, necks, fretboards, nuts and so on – all of these are key guitar parts that any guitar needs to […] -- Find out more at http://blog.loogguitars.com

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