Anatomy of a Guitar

Posted on January 15, 2021

Picking up a new instrument can feel overwhelming, but we’re here to help. In this blog, we’ll introduce you to the different parts of the guitar. These core parts are the same across electric and acoustic guitars.

The most important ones are body, neck, headstock, tuning pegs, machine head, nuts, bridge, sound hole, frets, and strings.

If you find videos more helpful, follow your voice teacher Sonja as she shows us all the different parts of the instrument. She’ll cover the basics through the 2:44 mark. Otherwise, check out the diagrams below!

Guitar Body

Guitar Neck

Guitar Headstock

Guitar Machine Head

Guitar Nut

Guitar Bridge

Guitar Sound Hole



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