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Bob's Instrument Corner

         
    
We have occasional one-of-a kind Strumsticks. Plus, as an avid musician, I come across great instruments that I have not made myself. 
This collection shows some cool items that I have selected personally. We are delighted to offer these Instruments to Strumstick fans.
At the moment we have the GoldTone Micro-Bass, some hand-picked Makai Ukuleles, the Martin/McNally Backpacker Guitar, Fancy Inlay Strumsticks, and Laser Designs
 
What About All Those Soundholes??
What About All Those Soundholes??

by Robert McNally January 29, 2017 1 Comment

If you ask people what the soundhole is for on a guitar (or a Strumstick), most people will say, "to let the sound out". A search of the web will yield answers like: "letting the vibrations from the strings fall into the body" to " spreading the soundwaves" and "it acts like a speaker". All those answers, while technically incorrect, do dance around what people's experience suggests to them. You could say they are poetic answers. But what is really going on?

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Making a Valentine Song for your Sweetie!
Making a Valentine Song for your Sweetie!

by Robert McNally January 25, 2017

There are few things more heart-warming and romantic than making a song for someone you love. Music is evocative, intangible, and a little risky, just like love is. In this article, we are going to show you how you can make sweet little melodies, a musical treat for someone you love. 

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8 Ideas that Ensure Succeeding on Guitar
8 Ideas that Ensure Succeeding on Guitar

by Robert McNally January 10, 2017

8 Steps for Learning Guitar that Ensure Success
(even without a Strumstick). 

Here are eight ideas that really help in the early stages of guitar. Our experience shows that using the Strumstick as a pre-Guitar trainer makes a big difference, however these ideas apply whether you use the Strumstick or not. These ideas were developed in 10 years of full-time guitar teaching, and they really help.

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Using Strumstick to Help Learn Guitar
Using Strumstick to Help Learn Guitar

by Robert McNally January 09, 2017

The Strumstick makes a terrific trainer for people learning guitar. This article will explain why that is. It will show you how to learn guitar faster and with less frustration using a Strumstick before or during your guitar learning period. With the Strumstick, you are getting exactly the basic training your fingers need to play guitar, but are having fun while you are doing it.

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