How to String for Beginners

How To : Play bass guitar for beginners using open strings

In this tutorial, we learn how to play bass guitar for beginners using open strings. Get used to look at written notes. To do this, look at open notes on a piece of paper and work on your right hand technique. You won't be pulling straight up, your finger should be resting on ...more

How To : Play acoustic guitar the basics for beginners

Play an acoustic guitar by putting the body of the instrument on top of the legs and using the right hand, if right-handed, to strum across the tops of the strings. Learn to play an acoustic guitar with tips from a professional musician in this free video on music.

How To : Restring your guitar for beginners

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to restring their guitar. If the guitar is out of tune or has grit and grime, it needs to be re-stringed. The strings will feel and sound better. The strings should be changed every few months. To tighten a string, turn the peg counter ...more

How To : Start Playing Guitar (For Beginners)

Do you think playing guitar is that easy? It takes time and effort to learn the basic to extreme skills for playing a guitar! But you're lucky, simply because I will make everything easy for you by teaching you how to play guitar, my friend! Anatomy of a Guitar Let's start! ...more

How To : Play A Simple Blues Lead Guitar Lick

There is a lot of mystery and voodoo surrounding blues guitar these days. With the common opinion claiming that in order to play the blues you have to really feel the music and respond with your playing. While this is certainly the case when improvising, I would argue that a g ...more

How To : Choose & Buy a Guitar

Choose and buy a Guitar - A beginners guide to the Guitar. The guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments there is, appealing to both the young and the not so young and spanning different musical genre's such as blues, pop, rock, classical and many more. So, Im gu ...more

How To : Tune a guitar for guitar playing beginners

This video is seriously as basic as it gets. Take a gander to learn how to tune a guitar quickly and with ease. While you can use a piano or a guitar tuner to tune your guitar, this method, which involves only your guitar strings, is much faster and you can do it on the go. I ...more

How To : Fold an origami grand piano for beginners

These are the pianos of concert halls, of greats like Mozart and Beethoven, and of piano masterpieces that still set the standard for good music production. Grand pianos are large and a bit ostentatious, yes, but they create a deep, resonant sound that tugs on your heart strin ...more

How To : Create a birthday origami rose and leaf ribbon

Using strings to tie little brown packages is SO Julie Andrews circa "The Sound of Music" era. Get in touch with the fun experimental quality of modern gift wrapping by watching this beginner origami tutorial. You'll see how to create an origami rose, accompanied by a separat ...more

How To : Do pearl knotting for beginner jewelry makers

Are you a big jewelry fanatic who's looking to venture into making some jewelry of your own? Well, this video is the perfect place to start off making professional quality jewelry off the bat. Using a beginner technique called pearl knotting, you'll learn how to string togeth ...more

How To : Truss a chicken for beginners

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to truss poultry. Trussing is a technique that helps keep poultry in shape when cooking. To truss a chicken, begin by tucking the wing under the chicken and then flip it over. Wrap the string around the drumsticks, pull the string out ...more

How To : Truss poultry

Trussing is a technique that helps poultry keep its shape and cook evenly. This video demonstrates how to truss a chicken, wrap and tie the string, and tuck the wings so your finished roast chicken will look like a picture from a magazine. Note that you can also truss turkey, ...more

How To : Play "Open Your Eyes" by Snow Patrol on guitar

James from Handsome Alvin, the Australian, acoustic duo band who perform in pubs and clubs around Brisbane, wants to teach you an acoustic guitar lesson. This beginner guitar lesson is for how Handsome Alvin plays "Open Your Eyes" by Snow Patrol. If you want to learn how to p ...more

How To : Play perfect open chords on an electric guitar

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with Music Radar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for h ...more

How To : Play pinch harmonics on an electric guitar

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with Music Radar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for h ...more

How To : Use the basic concepts to improve in archery

New to the sport of archery? Maybe you're trying to hunt that perfect buck? Whatever the case may be, sport or hunting, this eight-part video tutorial series will help improve your beginner skills, to start you on your way to becoming a great archer. Tom Surlak from the long ...more

How To : Play Radiohead "Creep" on acoustic guitar

This video shows us how to play "Creep" from Radiohead on an acoustic guitar with beginner alternative chords. The usual way to play this is by using the chords G, B, C and C minor but here it is taught in a rather simple way for making it easier for the beginners. For the beg ...more

How To : Become A Better Guitar Player

How to be a better guitarist Have you ever just wanted to pick up that old guitar that is just laying around? Or found yourself bursting with creative ideas but don't know how to express them with a guitar? I want to show you my way on becoming the best guitarist you can be, ...more

How To : Play electric guitar for beginners

In this video, we learn how to play electric guitar for beginners. First, you need to become familiar with the guitar. The body, the frat board, the head, the nuts, and the strings. Learn what all the parts of the guitar are called and exactly what they do in relation to the g ...more

How To : Get started playing slide guitar

A step-by-step video tutorial presented by Andrew Wasson shows the basics of playing the slide guitar for beginners. First, choose what kind of slide you want. Metal slides are known for their high-end treble sound, while glass slides are a little warmer sounding. Andrew goes ...more

How To : Build a G major scale on an open G string

Check out this instructional guitar video that shows you how to play a G major scale and build on an open G string. Building a G major scale on the open G string is a good exercise to play to help improve your guitar skills. This short lesson is great for advanced beginners wh ...more

How To : Play open string on the violin

This how to video covers some beginner theory and then moves on to introduce the open strings. we will covering some basic theory and then moving on to actually playing our instrument. You will learn how to play open strings and pizzicato notes. With the tips from this music l ...more

How To : Hold a cello bow correctly

Watch to learn the correct way to hold a cello bow. This is good for beginners because it requires no prior knowledge of cello or string instruments.

How To : Find your way around the fingerboard on the bass

In this video, we learn how to find your way around the fingerboard on the bass. If you are a beginner, you probably know the strings from thickest to the thinnest. This doesn't give you a full range of where the notes are, so try this new exercise to find them easily. First, ...more

How To : Hold a guitar pick with the NYC Guitar School

In this how to video, you will learn how to hold a guitar pick. This is useful if you want to successfully rock out. A pick is a triangular piece of plastic. First, lay the back of the pick into the crease of your index finger. Next, lay your thumb perpendicularly across the b ...more

How To : Crochet a bead rope necklace

For anyone interested in learning a new jewelry technique, this video tutorial shows how to crochet a bead rope necklace. You can use large pony beads like the video tutorial, or use much smaller beads. The pony beads are suggested for beginners so that you can see what you ar ...more

How To : Play the "Star Spangled Banner" on electric guitar

In this video we are about to see how to play the "Star Spangled Banner" on electric guitar. This is a basic lesson to all the beginners in guitar. It starts with the E string. It travels from tabs 10-7-3 to start off with the anthem and returns back. Now to the next string be ...more

How To : Play the bass guitar for beginners

This video shows in great detail how to slap the strings of a bass guitar with the thumb or pop the strings with the finger. The various angles of the video make it easy for a viewer to see what it looks like as they slap or pop the guitar, especially the over the shoulder ang ...more

How To : Do the Mach 5 yo-yo trick

The Mach 5 has a cool name, and it's a cool yo-yo-trick. It's not an easy trick for beginners, but if you have some experience you can pick it up. This video tutorial will teach you how to do the Mach 5 and wow the crowds. 1. Throw a split-bottom mount. 2. Underpass the fron ...more

How To : Play simple Blues Runs on 2 strings

Watch this instructional guitar video that shows you how to play simple Blues Runs in basic keys, all on two strings. This is just a simple collection of basic runs that beginners can incorporate into their playing - just gets away from basic chords a little. There's a short d ...more

How To : Play slap bass guitar for beginners

If you are looking to begin playing the bass guitar then this how to video is the place to start. This is a short demonstration lesson about slap bass techniques. You will learn where how to hit the strings and get that cool slap sound while still resonating the strings. Slap ...more

How To : Hold an acoustic guitar correctly

True Fire TV and Guitar Lessons for Beginners demonstrate how to correctly hold an electric guitar. Good posture and hand positions will affect the sounds that you are making. Cross your legs to prop up your guitar which gives you more flexibility and freedom. Prop out the nec ...more

How To : Do Mark Montgomery's chopsticks yo-yo trick

Mark Montgomery is an award-winning yo-yo artist and a former member of Team Buzz-On and Team Omega. In this video, you will get step-by-step instructions for how to do an impressive chopsticks trick that Montgomery introduced in 2006, then you'll learn "The Wave", a new trick ...more

How To : Play beginner chords on the electric guitar

Want to learn guitar? Some people feel helpless, or feel that it is too hard, but this is not the case. Utopian Thrash Metal Guitarist started out with one tablature book and a cheap electric guitar -- he self taught himself in almost no time. This music video tutorial will s ...more

How To : Dive into playing the blues

Most beginners ask how to break away from basic chords and get new ideas. Check out this instructional guitar video that shows you various ways into playing the blues. The first tutorial video uses a mix of simple chord animations and video footage in an attempt to show how si ...more

How To : Secure crimp beads with crimping/chain-nose pliers

Attention jewelry makers! When making your own unique jewelry designs, one must learn how to secure the end crimp beads with crimping or chain-nose pliers. Crimp beads can be used for finishing off your strung jewelry or as "stoppers". In this tutorial, learn how to hone your ...more

How To : Bash (Shell) Scripting for Beginners

Bash (Shell) Scripting for Beginners Intro I am an occasional Linux user currently playing around in CrunchBang and loving it. Prior to this, I used to dual-boot Windows and xfce-buntu (or xubuntu) at work, and due to some unforeseen circumstances, my screen always went fuzz ...more

How To : Do beginner yo-yo tricks

In this video, Tim will show you how to properly put on a yo-yo. While the single loop at the end of string appears complicated, all you have to do is slip the loop on your index or middle finger. Then you hold the yo-yo in the palm of your hand. Part 1 of 15 - How to Do begin ...more

How To : Kayak

Be it the ocean, a lake or a river, there is no better way to enjoy the water and nature than by kayaking. Like all outdoor activities, being prepared and knowing how to use your equipment will help insure you have a great time. Kayaking is both great fun and great exercise. ...more

How To : Tune a Guitar

The daily-problem of guitarists is very simple. It is to 'tune a guitar'. This post is for the most of the beginners who want to but couldn't tune their guitar. Here is a very short and easy process to tune a guitar. In this process ,the most important part is your listening ...more

How To : Make a Cross Friendship Bracelet

How to Make a Cross Friendship Bracelets (Criss Cross or Diamond Pattern). Beginner DIY Tutorial. For this bracelet you need 8 strings, 2 of each color (about 39 inches - 100cm). Eight Stranded Embroidery Floss. Video: .

How To : Beginners x86 Linux Assembly

Hello everyone! This is my first attempt at a tutorial here. There are a couple great assembly tutorials here, and I wanted to toss my coin in the fountain. I figured, the more tuts the better, as I had trouble learning assembly in the beginning and had to read alot of tutori ...more

How To : Hack UnrealIRCd Using Python Socket Programming

UnrealIRCd is an open-source IRC server that has been around since 1999 and is perhaps the most widely used one today. Version was vulnerable to remote code execution due to a backdoor in the software. Today, we will be exploiting the vulnerability with Metasploit, exa ...more

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