Tuning.

An out of tune guitar is one of the worst sounds in the world!!!
So you need to be able to tune quickly and accurately to enjoy
playing and practicing. Make sure to read all the hints given and
PRACTICE tuning as often as you need to get really good at it.
Make sure you are comfortable tuning a few different ways.

Here is an overview of tuning -

Tuning Hints Tuning Hints (24 KB)


There is more specific information in each area.

Each of the blue links below will take you to an external page that you
can use to tune your guitar with.

Online "electronic" chromatic tuner.

Hints for Using an Electronic Tuner Hints for Using an Electronic Tuner (45 KB)

By ear from a guitar.

Hints for Tuning By Ear Hints for Tuning By Ear (34 KB)

By ear from a piano.

Tuning From the Piano Tuning From the Piano (23 KB)