Gibson Master Luthier Jim DeCola teaches how to intonate a Gibson guitar

Video: How to Adjust the Intonation on Your Guitar

Understanding intonation—and how to adjust it—is key to making your guitar play and sound in tune. In this video, Master Luthier Jim DeCola demonstrates the correct way to adjust the intonation of your electric guitar

Alex Ritchie

Gibson Artist Spotlight Program Welcomes Alex Ritchie

Los Angeles-based music artist, songwriter, and producer Alex Ritchie joins Mona Lindgren and Austin Sexton in diverse Artist Spotlight roster

Epiphone with the Gibson Custom Shop unveil the 1963 Firebird models I and V

Epiphone Announces Inspired by Gibson Custom 1963 Firebirds

USA pickups, vintage-style neck construction, and 1960s automotive design meet modern mastery—plus an anniversary Thunderbird with all the low end you could want

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Video: How to Buy Your First Gibson Electric Guitar

Video: How to Buy Your First Gibson Electric Guitar

Searching for a Les Paul, SG, ES-335, Explorer, Flying V, or Firebird? We've got you covered Embarking on the quest for your first Gibson electric guitar? Are you tangled in a web of choices, from deciding whether to expand your Epiphone collection or dive deep into...

Gibson’s SG Supreme Joins the Royal Family

Gibson’s SG Supreme Joins the Royal Family

The “Solid Guitar” with modern specifications and unmatched beauty arrives Following the introduction of the Les Paul Supreme, Gibson is thrilled to unveil the SG Supreme, a standout and modern addition to the SG lineup with updated features ready to outshine the...

See Slash’s Bigsby-Equipped 1958 Gibson Explorer

See Slash’s Bigsby-Equipped 1958 Gibson Explorer

Slash may be a confirmed Les Paul guy, but he's also a korina fan Late 2022 saw the launch of “The Collection: Slash,” the debut release from Gibson Publishing. As you might expect, there are plenty of photographs of Gibson Les Pauls in the 364 lavishly illustrated...

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See Slash’s Bigsby-Equipped 1958 Gibson Explorer

See Slash’s Bigsby-Equipped 1958 Gibson Explorer

Slash may be a confirmed Les Paul guy, but he's also a korina fan Late 2022 saw the launch of “The Collection: Slash,” the debut release from Gibson Publishing. As you might expect, there are plenty of photographs of Gibson Les Pauls in the 364 lavishly illustrated...

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Video: How to Adjust the Intonation on Your Guitar

Video: How to Adjust the Intonation on Your Guitar

Understanding intonation—and how to adjust it—is key to making your guitar play and sound in tune In this episode of “Gibson’s Guide to Guitar Setup and Maintenance,” Gibson Master Luthier Jim DeCola demonstrates the correct way to adjust the intonation on your...

Video: How to Clean and Polish Your Guitar

Video: How to Clean and Polish Your Guitar

Pro tips for taking care of your investment and keeping it looking sharp In this episode of “Gibson's Guide to Guitar Setup and Maintenance,” you’ll learn how to polish your guitars like a professional. Gibson Master Luthier Jim DeCola demonstrates the correct way to...

Video: How to Buy Your First Gibson Electric Guitar

Video: How to Buy Your First Gibson Electric Guitar

Searching for a Les Paul, SG, ES-335, Explorer, Flying V, or Firebird? We've got you covered Embarking on the quest for your first Gibson electric guitar? Are you tangled in a web of choices, from deciding whether to expand your Epiphone collection or dive deep into...

Video: How To Adjust the Action on Your Acoustic Guitar

Video: How To Adjust the Action on Your Acoustic Guitar

Adjusting the action on an acoustic guitar can be intimidating. Find out how to do it successfully courtesy of Gibson TV In this episode of “Gibson’s Guide to Guitar Setup and Maintenance,” Gibson Master Luthier Jim DeCola shows you how to adjust the action on your...

Video: Binding Scraping on Gibson Acoustic Guitars

Video: Binding Scraping on Gibson Acoustic Guitars

Learn about a little-known aspect of Gibson guitar-making in the latest episode of Gibson TV’s “The Process” Binding scraping is one of those little-known and rarely discussed aspects of the guitar manufacturing process—and the attention to detail is accomplished by...

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Video: How to Adjust the Intonation on Your Guitar

Video: How to Adjust the Intonation on Your Guitar

Understanding intonation—and how to adjust it—is key to making your guitar play and sound in tune In this episode of “Gibson’s Guide to Guitar Setup and Maintenance,” Gibson Master Luthier Jim DeCola demonstrates the correct way to adjust the intonation on your...

Video: How to Clean and Polish Your Guitar

Video: How to Clean and Polish Your Guitar

Pro tips for taking care of your investment and keeping it looking sharp In this episode of “Gibson's Guide to Guitar Setup and Maintenance,” you’ll learn how to polish your guitars like a professional. Gibson Master Luthier Jim DeCola demonstrates the correct way to...

Video: How To Adjust the Action on Your Acoustic Guitar

Video: How To Adjust the Action on Your Acoustic Guitar

Adjusting the action on an acoustic guitar can be intimidating. Find out how to do it successfully courtesy of Gibson TV In this episode of “Gibson’s Guide to Guitar Setup and Maintenance,” Gibson Master Luthier Jim DeCola shows you how to adjust the action on your...

Why Do I Need the Gibson App?

Why Do I Need the Gibson App?

Expand your guitar skills and broaden your musical horizons with our growing library of digital tutorial content—and more! The Gibson app aims to be an all-in-one platform for guitarists, providing guitar lessons, tools, and resources to enhance your learning and...

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A Love-Letter to the Gibson Les Paul

A Love-Letter to the Gibson Les Paul

70 years may be a blink in the eye of history but, over the course of seven decades, the Gibson Les Paul has carved out a monolithic presence in popular culture As old as rock ’n’ roll itself, since 1952 the Gibson Les Paul has traveled along musical ley lines,...

Gibson Amps: A History of Innovation

Gibson Amps: A History of Innovation

From small tube combos to huge stereo rigs, Gibson amplifiers blazed a trail In returning to the amplifier business with the Falcon 5 and Falcon 20, Gibson has drawn on a rich history of innovation that leads right back to the dawn of the electric guitar itself in the...

Gibson Celebrates a New Era of the Gibson Gazette

Gibson Celebrates a New Era of the Gibson Gazette

Expect mobile-friendly curated news, features, exclusive content, tutorials, and an inside look at Gibson Brands Welcome to the Gibson Gazette—the new online home for all things Gibson Brands, including trending guitar news, new product announcements, artist...

The Legacy of Johnny Smith: A Jazz Icon

The Legacy of Johnny Smith: A Jazz Icon

One of the most revered innovators of the cool jazz genre and an elite Gibson signature artist Johnny Smith, born John Henry Smith Jr. on June 25, 1922, in Birmingham, Alabama, was a highly influential American musician renowned for his talent and innovative...