Outline of guitars

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to guitars:

Guitarplucked string instrument, usually played with fingers or a pick. The guitar consists of a body with a rigid neck to which the strings, generally six in number, are attached. Guitars are traditionally constructed of various woods and strung with animal gut or, more recently, with either nylon or steel strings. Some modern guitars are made of polycarbonate materials. Guitars are made and repaired by luthiers. There are two primary families of guitars: acoustic and electric.

What type of instrument is a guitar?[edit]

Types and varieties of guitars[edit]

Standard guitar variations[edit]

Pitch-based variations[edit]

Steel guitars[edit]

Extra strings[edit]

Misc[edit]

Guitar-like instruments[edit]

Models[edit]

6-String Guitars[edit]

Acoustic guitar models[edit]

Semi-acoustic models[edit]

Solid body electric models[edit]

Basses[edit]

Parts of a guitar[edit]

Guitar accessories[edit]

Misc[edit]

Guitar amplifiers[edit]

Main article: Guitar amplifier

Guitar effects[edit]

Main article: Effects unit

(also known as "Stomp Box")

Guitar software[edit]

Guitar use[edit]

Guitar music[edit]

Guitar tunings[edit]

See Guitar tunings and List of guitar tunings.

Guitar playing styles[edit]

The difference between guitar playing styles and guitar techniques (below) is that a style is a collection of techniques

Guitar technique[edit]

Main Category: Category:Guitar performance techniques

Fretting hand technique[edit]

Bridge (Right) hand techniques[edit]

See also the following from List of musical terminology: sul porticello (plucking/strumming near the bridge), sul tasto (plucking/strumming above the fingerboard)

Strumming[edit]
Flat picking (single picking, plectrum picking)[edit]
Finger picking (multiple picking)[edit]
Percussive techniques[edit]

Head (Left) hand techniques[edit]

Legato techniques[edit]
Harmonic techniques[edit]
Main article: Guitar harmonics

Extended techniques[edit]

History of guitars[edit]

Guitar makers[edit]

Guitar music[edit]

Guitar community[edit]

Guitar magazines, web-sites and other media[edit]

Guitar festivals[edit]

Significant guitarists[edit]

Guitar methodologies[edit]

Slang and other terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]