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How To: Play the bassline from "Time is Tight" by Booker T

In this video, we learn how to play the bass line from "Time is Tight" by Booker T. Start with the intro playing the metronome, the chords will be: C, A, and G. You will have CCA, CCA, then CCAG for your rhythm as you are playing. Practice playing this over until you reach the first verse of the song. Now, play F on a higher string, then D, and C. The sequence is, F, F, D, F, D, C, F, D, C, F, D, C, and D. Play eight bars, then continue on to play the rest of the verses throughout the song. W...

How To: Tune up your bass guitar with Dale Titus

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tune your bass. This is important, as weather can affect your tuning. Every time you pick up your bass, you should tune it. First, start with the low E string. You will need to listen to a reference E note to tune this string. A tuner or piano can be used. Go to the fifth fret on the E string and tune the open A string to this note. Tighten or loosen up the string accordingly. Now, go to the fifth fret of the A string to tune the D string. Next, go ...

How To: Change the nylon strings on a classical guitar

In this Music & Instruments video tutorial you will learn how to change the nylon strings on a classical guitar. Take the peg winder and unwind all the old strings. Then unravel all the strings from the bridge. Make sure the bridge doesn’t fall off. Take a new string and insert the finished end in to the sixth hole passing it from the hole of the guitar towards the end of the body. Then tie a knot and pull the string tight over the bridge as shown in the video. Now pass the unfinished end o...

How To: Tune your uke with Ukulele Mike

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tune a ukulele with Ukulele Mike. This will be useful if your ukulele has been in a warm or cold setting for a while. The strings are tuned to G, C, E, and A. The G string is known as string 4, C as string 3, E as string 2, and A as string 1. String 4 is the one closest to the top when held. Start with string 3 and tune it to about where C is. You only need to know how this note sounds. Tune string 2 by fretting the fourth fret on the C string. Tune...

How To: Make a three string guitar out of a cigar box

This video will show viewers how to simply make a 3 string guitar using an empty cigar box, a piece of oak, some string, and a few eyebolts. You start with a 1 by 2 piece of oak which is about 3 feet long. First, you should begin by making some markings along one side of the oak, first at 1/2 an inch and then at 1/4 inch spacing after that. Drawing 3 symmetrical lines where the strings should go, drill holes at the intersections of the lines you have drawn. The holes should be made using a 1/...

How To: Tune a ukulele by ear

WataAtaCrackah teaches you how to tune a ukelele by ear without an electric tuner. Just like a guitar, you start by getting the first string tuned and gradually work on the others. The first step is to get the right pitch of the G string, which is quite a high note. What the G string sounds like is demonstrated. Next, you work on your A string and this should sound like the G string with a finger pressed on the second fret. Then the E string is worked on. The sound of the E string with a fing...

How To: Change a string on an acoustic guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to change a string on an acoustic guitar. First, you will put the string in the bridge pin. Make sure the ball from the string is against the bridge plate. If the ball is underneath the bridge pin it will make the string come out easily. After you have the string locked in, pull the string out tightly until it reaches the bottom of the guitar. Pull it to the tuner you want to wind it to, then pull it out a couple of more inches to know how much slack to give it....

How To: Perform gas-powered string trimmer (weed wacker) maintenance with Lowe's

A string trimmer is a handy tool, but you have to maintain it if you want it to work its best. Learn how to do maintenance on both a 2-cycle and 4-cycle gas-powered trimmer. Lowe's home improvement expert, Mike Kraft, gives helpful tips for string trimmer maintenance. Learn how to replace string, change the oil, clean the trimmer filter and more that will help keep your string trimmer working like new.

How To: Tune the three strings of any treble note on a piano

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tune a piano. Begin by placing a rubber tuning wedge in between to mute the two outer strings. Then tune the middle sting with a piano tuning hammer. Tune it to a strobe tuner or using intervals from already tuned strings. Now mute the right string and tune the left string. Use the middle string as reference. Then mute the left string and tune the right string. This video will benefit those viewers who have a piano, and would like to learn how to t...

How To: Play "Surf" on the ukulele

The beginning of the video lays out a couple quick lessons on hand and finger placement for playing string notes on the ukulele. The first hand placement and is for string C: using your ring finger place it on the bottom string. The right hand will strum the strings in a down, down, up, up, down motion through the rest of the lesson for each cord. Use the middle finger to hold down the next cord A minor on 2nd fret. Strum. Next keeping your finger on first string place your index finger on th...

How To: Construct a shelter out of tarp, string, and trees

If you ever find yourself stranded in the woods, then making a shelter is one of your biggest priorities. ITS Tactical created this detailed and approachable video on how to rig a shelter in woods out of only a tarp, a ball of heavy-duty string, and four metal tent-posts, three items that anyone, wilderness inclined or not, should keep in their car at all times. It goes over the necessary knots in great detail, and should make it unnecessary for any of us to sleep unsheltered outdoors again.

How To: Learn the major chords for the ukulele

In this Music & Instruments video tutorial you will learn how to learn the major chords for the ukulele. You number the strings on the ukulele going from bottom to top; bottom one being #1 and the topmost being #4. The frets are numbered 1st, 2nd, 3rd and so on starting from the headstock. The fingers are numbered starting with the index finger being #1 and #4 being the little finger. The ‘C’ cord is the 3rd finger on the 3rd fret of the 1st string; the other strings are played open. The ...

How To: Play "Shout It Out Loud" by KISS on electric guitar

Learn how to play Shout it out loud by Kiss on electric guitar. The guitar is tuned down 1/2 step for this song (Eb, Bb, Gb, Db, Ab, Eb). First riff: Two lead guitars are playing together. 2nd string, 16th fret, twice. Bend up and back down. 14th fret. Second guitar is playing 2nd string 12th fret twice. Repeat twice. Bend it up and down. 10th fret.

How To: Play "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton on guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton on guitar. The lead starts with E, A, D, G, B, and E, which is also the rhythm. After this, start with the intro to the song. The intro is: H, a, +E, E, E, +Q, a, +E, +E, E, and E. Make sure you are using higher strings while you are playing the lead and into the rhythm of the first verse. Continue to play the rest of the song, changing between higher and lower chords as you go through them all. When finished, sing in the...

How To: String or restring a ukulele with a tie bridge

In this clip, you'll learn how to string up a uke with a standard tie-style bridge. If you want to get really good at playing the ukulele, it stands to reason that your instrument will need strings on it. Happily, the Internet is awash in high-quality video lessons like this one from the folks at Hawaii Music Supply. For more information, including a step-by-step overview, watch this free video ukulele tutorial.

How To: Change a guitar string on a Stratocaster

In this how-to video, you will learn how to change a guitar string on a Stratocaster. You need a guitar, a new set of strings, and a diagonal wire cutter. You might also need a string winder. You will need a guitar tuner and a guitar cable if you have an electric guitar. First, remove the broken string from the guitar. Push the broken string down and through the bridge. Remove the other end from the tuning post. Take the correct string and unroll it. Do not bend the string in any way. Take th...

How To: Tie four basic knots in jewelry design

To tie the overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop and tighten by pulling both ends. To tie a double overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop twice before pulling both ends to tighten the knot. To tie a surgeon's knot, take the left string and bring it over and around the right string twice. Then take the right string over and around the left string and pull both ends to tighten, leaving a complete loop of string below the k...

How To: Put strings on an electric guitar

In this how-to video, you will learn how to change your guitar strings. This is essential in learning how to maintain your guitar. Make sure you roll up your used guitar strings and throw them away in the trash. Unwrap the new strings. The string bag should have a label of what string it is. Put the correct string through the end of the hole in the back of the guitar. It should come out the other side. Pull it through and make sure the end of the string with the ball stops the string from goi...

How To: Pass info from one page to another with a query string

In this video tutorial, Chris Pels will show how information can be passed from one page to another using a query string. First, see how to construct a query string including variable names and values from information on a data entry form. Next, see how to access the query string information when the page is posted including how multiple query string variables are handled. As part of the server side processing of query string information, see how to implement validation for existence of query...

How To: Perform the cut and restored string trick

1. This video describes how to perform the cut and restored string trick. For performing this you need One "Scissor", "about 4 inch length of string", "one Straw" which you can get any restaurant or juice shop and "one X-acto Knife". Now actually prepare the straw, and the secret is in the straw in this case.

How To: Change a string on your guzheng

This video explains how to change a string of guzheng. The process is well described in the video with each and every steps clearly. The thing that is to be done is loosen the peg in a an anticlockwise direction using a tuning tool to remove the string. Thus remove it. If there is no string to begin with then loosen the tuning first before fitting a new string. Than take a new string and insert the pointed end through the hole from the back of the guzheng. To get it on other side pull it thro...

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 toward the back of the bird and catching the tucked wings underneath the string. Flip the chicken over and tie the string over the breasts. Bring the ends of the string down and tie it under the strings the hold the drum...

How To: Install string savers on tennis strings

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to install string savers to your tennis strings. The string savers have a slat to put the main through and another slat for the perpendicular cross. These savers weigh around two or three pounds. If you feel the heavier difference, you can just adjust the tension to lessen it.

How To: Cut strings out of a tennis racket

Looking to take out the strings on your tennis racket? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to properly cut the strings out of your racket. This tutorial explains two ways of going removing your tennis strings, as part of stringing a tennis racket.

How To: Replace a broken violin string

This violin video tutorial provides a brief guide on how to replace a broken violin string. Follow these steps to repair your violin and start playing again: remove the broken string, replace it with a matching string (the beaded end fits into the adjustor), turn the peg in a clockwise direction, make sure the string is on the groove, and tighten. You are now ready to tune your violin.

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