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Remember the rubber band guitar you made out of a shoebox when you were a kid? When you plucked the rubber band string, the walls of the shoebox got pulled inward from the rising tension of the rubber band. The same thing happens when you pluck a guitar string. As it is pulled and vibrating, the tension increases. As that tension increases, it causes the ...


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I am not a Clapton listener actually so I do not know about his approach of wooden block. It may be affecting tone by increasing the vibration on body as the strings vibrate through the bridge. By doing that, it increases the sustain and sound I think. As you know bridge has a direct impact on a guitars tuning. If your bridge is not stable, then you will ...


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To interject some engineering. The warble is an ossiliation. Take a simple example. Suspend a spring from the ceiling and attach a weight. Pull down on the weight and let go. The weight rises an falls in a periodic motion at a given frequency just like the guitars string. Now supposed you attach a second spring to the original weight the add a second weight. ...



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