Lutherie Guides

Truss Rod Mechanics: A Short Pictorial Guide
Truss rods are a fantastically simple innovation for addressing multiple neck & action issues. If…
Pickup Winding Guide: Part I – Approach
This guide will take you through the various materials & winding techniques used, and attempt…
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All About Guitar Inlays – Design, Carve, and Embed Inlays
This is a big subject, but we’re going to try to distill things and send…
Guitar Neck Profile Guide
Perhaps one of the most overlooked (or unrecognized) features of a guitar is its neck…
Neck Pitch – Why and How
For a beginner guitarist, neck pitch (tilt) is nowhere on the radar when it comes…
Build Log: Semi-Hollow Acrylic Top Flying V
While this may be the first build log published on Electric Herald, it's certainly not…
How to Intonate a Guitar (or Bass)
While this article deals specifically with standard single scale instruments in mind, you may use…
Guitar Repair Tools Guide [Purchase List – 2020]

Thinking about repairing or modifying your own guitar? Interested in becoming a luthier? We can help you get started with this extensive tool list.

5 Effective Ways to Easily Sell Your Custom Guitars

A helpful guest article discussing some of the ways luthiers can market their custom built guitars, both online and offline.

Guitar Design Video – Adobe Illustrator

A video demonstration showing the complete process of drawing a guitar template in Adobe Illustrator.