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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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Use an electronic tuner, I am sure you already are, but its important to state because the bridge is "floating" and does not have a true home position. The bridge is set level relative to the tuner. If you have just put your stings on and all of the strings are flat with the bridge tilted back and not level, opposite of your photos. Tune each string one at a ...



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