Category Archives: FAQ – Frequently Asked Beginner Guitarist Questions

Answers to the top questions asked by beginner guitarists.

Shopping for the best beginner electric guitar

What Should I Look For When Buying a Beginner Electric Guitar?

In continuing this series on Frequently Asked Questions for beginner guitarists,┬átoday we’re going to discuss a great question that I’ve heard from quite a few people who have been in the market for a new beginner electric guitar – either for themselves or for their friend/child/etc.

Different type of solid wood for guitars

Does a Solid Top Make a Difference on Beginner Guitars?

One of the most often-asked questions I hear from people looking to buy their first guitar is the confusion around solid-top guitars and laminate guitars. These questions include:

  • Is a solid-top guitar really that much better than laminate?
  • Is it worth the extra $$ to purchase a solid top?
  • Do I want solid back/sides too?