Next: Guitar accessories
- Body: The large part of the guitar where the strings connect to the bridge.
- Bridge: Where the strings attach to the body.
- Bridge Pins: Pins on an acoustic guitar bridge to hold the strings in.
- Fret Markers: Markers on the fretboard for certain fret numbers.
- Fretboard: Front of the neck.
- Frets: Horizontal metal wires on the neck.
- Headstock: The top of the guitar where the strings attach to the tuning pegs.
- Neck: The thin area between the headstock and body.
- Nut: Plastic or bone piece on the headstock where the strings pass over.
- Output Jack: Where you plug a cable in from an electric guitar to an amp.
- Pickguard: Plastic plate on the body of the guitar to protect against “pick rash”.
- Pickups: Magnetic parts that are used to amplify the signal of an electric guitar.
- Sound Hole: Hole in the center of an acoustic guitar body.
- Strings: The metal or nylon parts that you play.
- Tuning Pegs or Tuners: Gears at the top of the headstock used to tune the guitar.
- Whammy Bar or Tremolo: A removable metal bar connected to the bridge on some electric guitars (like the Stratocaster) used to alter the pitch.