String Tension

String Tension

More than once, I heard about people changing their guitar’s setup or swapping from standard to Top wrapping on their bridge tailpiece in order to change their string tension and make it easier to play. Sorry to say, but although some of those changes might make...
Korina Wood in the UK

Korina Wood in the UK

Finding real Korina in the UK can be difficult, and when I last bought some, although African in origin, it came from a US supplier. But I wanted to have a small chat about Idigbo. I have used Idigbo for bodies and have just made a couple of matching necks and must...
HB Bridge and P90 Neck Configuration

HB Bridge and P90 Neck Configuration

Back in 1999 when first discussing the possibility of launching a guitar with a P90 in the neck position coupled with a Humbucker in the bridge, it was a novel and unusual combination. The resulting guitars I was involved with, certainly stood out in the shops and...