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  • Classical and Flamenco Guitar Body Size and Depth
    Over the years, the shape of the classical guitar body has increased in size. There have also been other evolutionary changes changes in soundboard bracing changes in string tension and so it is not …
  • Cordoba Special Set-up
    Set-Up All guitars are thoroughly checked, played and set-up before they leave here. Custom Set-Up We also offer a Custom Set-Up service for Cordoba nylon string guitars which gives improved tonal …
  • String Spacing on Hanika Guitars
    These are the string spacings on Hanika guitars of varying nut width. The measurements are in mm and are taken from string centre to string centre, +/- 0.5mm. Nut width String spacing at nut String …
  • Tone Woods
    The influence of the woods used in your guitar upon its sound The woods used in the construction of musical instruments are called tone woods. The guitar’s value and quality are strongly …
  • What Makes a Guitar Left-Handed?
    We were asked whether any of the travel guitars we sell could be supplied in left handed versions. The unfortunate answer is “no”. The bigger question is what has to be changed from the …
  • Yamaha Guitars – Custom Set-up, Frequently Asked Questions
    We are asked to do our custom set-up on well over half of all Yamaha NTX and NCX guitars we sell as well as on about a quarter of all the Yamaha standard classical guitars. The reason for the set-up …
  • Yamaha NTX and NCX ranges of guitar – Neck widths and String Spacing
    This article was written in 2016 and needs updating. Many people ask about changing the string spacing on these guitars, particularly on NTX models. To begin, here are the facts:   NTX NCX …
  • Yamaha Special Set-up
    Set-Up All guitars are thoroughly checked, played and set-up before they leave here. This Standard set-up service is included in the price of the guitar. Special Set-Up We also offer a Special Set-Up …