When was the guitar invented, huh i was thinking about this question for several days and found that guitar was invented during 16th century somewhere in Spain, by the people called malaga. During that time the guitar used to have 4 strings tuned in C F A D, the similar concept we have now in the miniature form of Ukulele. During 17th and 18th century guitar went through many design changes and allowed the addition of 5th and 6th string to it. In India, there are some instruments like veena, sitar etc. which were in place before the birth of guitar, these instruments were played by greatest players of era entertaining kings, queens and the mass crowd during that time.
Replacing or restring a guitar, wow how many of you know or atleast have fair amount of idea on this ? I'm assuming if you are reading this article that mean you atleast might have seen technician at guitar store replacing strings on your or someone elses guitar now you would like to do it by yourself to save time, fuel and enerygy visiting the store, and yes it does makes sense and there is no rocket science required while restring a guitar, believe me i have replaced the strings on my guitar so many times now i have become master and know what and how to do it. So lets get started :). TYPE OF GUITAR So even before we get