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GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS: THE ULTIMATE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO ACOUSTIC GUITAR

GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS: THE ULTIMATE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO ACOUSTIC GUITAR

Starting to play the guitar is an exciting journey. Whether you’re drawn to the instrument by a love of music, a desire to express yourself creatively, or a sense of accomplishment, learning to play the guitar can be a fulfilling experience. But with so many different types of guitars to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. However, whether you’re a complete beginner or have some prior experience, you’ve come to the right place.

In this guide, we’ll break down the fundamentals of guitar for beginners and provide tips to consider when shopping for your beginner’s guitar. Whether you’re looking to pick up a few chords, write your own songs, or become a professional player, this guide will provide you with the inspiration you need to get started!

WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING AN ACOUSTIC GUITAR

When buying an acoustic guitar, it’s important to consider the specifications. A few things to keep in mind include the size of the guitar, the materials used in construction and sound quality, and the purpose for the guitar.

SIZE

SIZE

First, it is important to consider the type of guitar you’d like to buy and the size that best fits your body. Consider your own physical characteristics, such as height and arm length. Some guitars are designed for smaller players or for travel.

MATERIALS AND SOUND QUALITY

MATERIALS AND SOUND QUALITY

The materials used to construct acoustic guitars are also important to consider. Wood is the most popular choice for acoustic guitars as it provides a warmer tone. The type of tonewood used for the body and neck of the guitar can also make a big difference in sound quality, so it's important to find a guitar that suits your sound. Popular options include spruce, cedar and mahogany.

PURPOSE

PURPOSE

Finally, consider what you will use the guitar for, whether it's for playing at home, performing on stage, or travelling. Look at the features the guitar offers and decide which ones are best for you. Depending on the type of guitar you’re looking for, there are a variety of features available, such as built-in pickups, onboard EQ, and more.

W01 & S01 ACOUSTIC GUITARS: THE PERFECT BEGINNER GUITARS FOR MUSIC ENTHUSIASTS

Here at Sheeran by Lowden, we offer a range of quality guitars for beginners and professionals alike. Among the most popular models for beginners are the W01 and S01 guitars. These two models are designed to cater to the needs of new musicians, offering an excellent balance of versatility, playability, and affordability.

W Series

THE W01

The W01 is a perfect guitar for beginners. The compact body size and easy-reach 24” scale length make it easy to learn on the go. Tonally, this guitar keeps it pure and simple so you can focus on finding your sound.

Featuring a mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard, the fully acoustic W01 lets the walnut back and sides and cedar top do the talking. Add in the 24” scale length, and it’s a great first choice for younger players and those just getting started.

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S Series

THE S01

The S01 on the other hand boasts a longer 24 ⅘” scale length while still being compact in size. An excellent option for those who want a traditional feel with excellent fret access.

The S01 acoustic guitar showcases walnut back and sides, a solid cedar top and a mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard. The perfect choice for a natural, unplugged acoustic tone.

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GUITAR CARE & MAINTENANCE

To keep your acoustic guitar in good condition, it is important to regularly clean the strings, body and fretboard. To clean the strings, use a cloth to wipe down each string after playing. To clean the body, use a soft, dry cloth to wipe away any dirt or fingerprints. To clean the fretboard, use a small amount of lemon oil to gently remove any buildup and keep the wood moisturised. In addition, regularly changing the strings can help maintain its playability and tone.

GET STARTED ON YOUR GUITAR PLAYING JOURNEY TODAY

When it comes to beginner guitars, there are a few factors to consider. But, no matter which beginner guitar you choose, remember that the most important factor in your progress as a musician is your dedication and practice. With the right instrument and the right attitude, you’ll be strumming and playing your favourite songs in no time.

The W01 and S01 guitars are perfect beginner guitars for those looking to start their musical journey with a quality instrument that is both affordable and versatile. Designed with the beginner in mind, they offer excellent value for money and will suit anybody looking for a quality guitar at an affordable price. Check out Sheeran Guitars and take your first step towards becoming a musician today!