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Parts of the Acoustic Guitar

 

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Parts of the Acoustic Guitar

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This lesson is an overview of the parts of the acoustic guitar. These include the bridge which raises the strings and sets the action, the headstock which has tuning pegs to which the strings are attached, etc. A full list is below.

  • Neck:
  • head stock
  • tuners (tuning pegs, machine heads, tuning gears)
  • nut (the "zero fret")
  • fretboard
  • frets

  • Body:
  • top, back, sides
  • sound hole in top
  • bridge