Classical & Nylon Guitars

The Best Guitars for Beginners

Musician's Friend is here to help you choose the best beginner acoustic guitar or beginner electric guitar to match your musical focus and budget.



How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Acoustic or Classical Guitar

The strings on your acoustic steel string or classical guitar have a major impact on its sound and playability. If you’ve taken a look at Musician’s Friend's huge assortment of guitar strings, you’ve likely realized that there’s a lot to consider in figuring out which strings are right for you and your instrument. We’ve written this guide with the details you need to find the strings that best match your guitar and playing style. Read on for helpful advice about choosing the right strings for acoustic or classical guitar.



How To Choose a Great Beginner Guitar for Kids

Find the electric or acoustic guitar that’s right for your budding musical genius…and your budget.



Taking the Mystery Out of Guitar Setup

How to restring your guitar and adjust its truss rod, action and intonation like a pro.



5 Basics for Learning Classical Guitar

Here are some crucial tips to get you started right on a nylon string guitar.



Tweaking Your Guitar to Match Your Music and Personal Style

Your guitar is an extension of your style. Swapping strings, pickups or refinishing your off-the-rack guitar can help project that style.



Tuning Triage: Tips & Tricks for Getting Into Tune Fast and Easily

Being able to quickly and accurately tune a guitar is one of the hallmarks of an experienced musician. Learn how to sharpen your tuning skills.



Seven Online Guitar Tuners Rated

We look at a handful of virtual guitar tuners and compare their capabilities with real, hardware-based units.



Tech Tip: The Care and Feeding of Your Acoustic Guitar

Martin experts offer advice on how to keep your acoustic guitar in great condition, maintain playability and correctly install a new set of strings



Behind the Brand: Yvonne de Villiers of Luna Guitars

Luna designer Yvonne de Villiers (R) and her mother, Hilda, who as longtime pro bassist exerted a powerful influence that led to Yvonne’s involvement in instrument design.

Infusing instruments with the aesthetics of a seasoned artist



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