5 Guitar Accessories Every Beginner Guitarist Needs

What are the best guitar accessories for beginner guitarists?

So you just bought a new guitar and it’s hard to imagine spending any more money at this point, right? I mean, you’ve already stretched your budget just a little to get that next best guitar. It’s especially hard if you have a salesman trying to upsell you on every little knickknack he has on the rack. The truth is, you don’t need every little toy or even the most expensive ones, but there are some accessories every beginner guitarist needs.

Washburn D10S Review | An Unbiased Look

A look at the Washburn Acoustic Entry-Level Guitar

Among beginner acoustic guitars, the  stands out as a consistent favorite among guitarists.

Perhaps much of this has to do with the price tag, which at around $250 is an excellent deal, but I believe most of its popularity is due to the loud, clear sound that it produces.

The Secret to Unlocking the Entire Fretboard: “CAGED”

An introduction to the Guitar CAGED method

If you’ve ever studied scales before on a guitar more than likely your fingers have stayed within the same 4-5 frets. It’s a comfortable spot for most guitarists but if you really want to speed up your learning, there is one simple key to unlocking the rest of the fretboard: CAGED.

Fender Squier Bullet Strat Review | Good vs. Bad

The Squier Bullet Strat by Fender Headstock

The Fender Stratocaster design has been around since 1954 and remains one of the most popular and copied guitar styles of all time.  For those who don’t have several hundred or even thousands of dollars to spend on a new guitar, however, you must consider other options. If you’ve been doing your research, that means you’ve run across guitars like the Squier Stratocaster or the Squier Bullet Strat.