Guitar Center Lessons wants to help make choosing your first acoustic guitar an easy and informed process. Here, we show you the variety of features to choose from when picking out your first acoustic guitar. We cover the 5 things you MUST be aware of during the selection process—string types, body shapes and sizes, tonewoods, construction techniques, and added technology.

00:00 Introduction
00:33 String Type
01:36 Body Shapes and Sizes
04:09 Tonewoods
06:13 Construction Techniques
08:27 Added Technology
09:38 Conclusion

Check out Guitar Center’s other Acoustic Guitar Beginner’s Guides!

Trying Out Acoustic Guitars | A Beginner’s Guide covers how to test out acoustic guitars to explore the range of their sounds and gain an understanding of the specific features that makes each guitar unique.

Anatomy of the Acoustic Guitar | A Beginner’s Guide covers literally EVERY part or the acoustic guitar and much of the vocabulary you’ll encounter when seeking out your first acoustic guitar.

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