How to play a 12 String Guitar

Learn the basics of playing a 12 string guitar and much more. These free lessons on show you how to tune a 12 string guitar, play it, and care for it. Then we'll show you how to make some magical sounding music with it.

Jun05
Taylor 12 String Guitar

This lesson takes some of the myth and mystery out of playing a 12 string guitar. We even throw in an arrangement of a classic Allman Brothers song as a bonus.

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Jan15
12 String Guitar

A lot of the signature sound of the twelve-string comes from the paired strings being struck together. You can do any alternate tuning that you’d use on a six-string guitar on a twelve string as well as some pretty interesting alternate tunings.

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Feb14
12 String Guitar

A lot of people like to number the strings of a 12-string guitar from one to twelve, but I find it much easier to number them as a 6-string guitar.

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