Brandon McEnturff

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How to Tie the Full Windsor Knot | The Art of Manliness

You’re about to go into a big business meeting; your suit is perfectly fitted, your shoes are shined, your shirt is pressed. Which necktie knot do …

Podcast: 100 Tactical Skills Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

A little over a year ago, our fearless and talented illustrator Ted Slampyak sent me an email telling me that he wouldn’t be able to do as many …

How a Car Engine Works | The Art of Manliness

I’ve never been a car guy. I just didn’t have any interest in tooling around under the hood to figure out how my car works. Except for replacing my …

How to Cook Bacon | The Art of Manliness

“I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll …

Jimmy Page Guitar Technique in 5 Minutes

The Best Odd Burger Toppings | The Art of Manliness

There’s nothing wrong with the classic burger – a juicy patty paired with lettuce, tomato, and onion. In fact, such a combination can be sublime. But …

Guitar Scales Explained in Simple Illustrations

In all likelihood, you can play. You may even be able to play some seriously technical stuff. But, here’s the nagging problem: You don’t fully grasp …

Building a Pedal Board for Country using Wampler Pedals

Jam Out On A PVC Percussion Organ

You’ve seen them in the street, buskers and musicians performing crazy acts and playing just about every kind of music from Gregorian chants to throwing down on a Didgeridoo. Speaking of weird instruments, PVC pipe drums have been exploding on the street-corner scene in the past few years and the …

How to Lose Weight and Still Eat Man Food | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Justin Fauci of Lean Muscle Project.</i><p>When you hear the word “diet” what’s the first thing that comes to …

The Intriguingly Exotic Sound of the C Lydian Hexatonic Scale

In two older String Theory columns (March and April 2015 issues), I introduced a pair of hexatonic (six-note) scales that are comprised of the same …

Electric Guitar

Basic Travis Finger Picking I - Let Your Fingers Do the Talking

One of the things that must be aggravating to some people is when they ask an “either / or” type of question and get an answer that is, essentially, …

Electric Guitar

Basic Travis Finger Picking Tutorial II - Add A Pinch

Let’s pick up right where we left off in the first Guitar Noise tutorial on Travis Picking. I’m trusting that you have the basics down, particularly …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Mastering Compression Tips And Tricks

Many engineers overlook the attack and release controls on a compressor but they can affect the sound more than you think, especially during …

This App Teaches You How To Play Almost Any Song You Can Find Online And It's Awesome

I tried teaching myself some chords on the guitar, but it turns out that you need big, strong hands to press down on the strings hard enough to make music.<p>My hands are neither big, nor are they strong.<p>So instead I picked up the ukulele, and, using YouTube, taught myself how to play.<p>The problem is, …

Guitar

How to Play Mumbley Peg | The Art of Manliness

Every man should carry a pocketknife. It’s handy for cutting open packages, severing twine, and, of course, eating an apple like a bad ass.<p>But it can …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Homemade Goldfish Crackers

There are amazing recipes all over the internets—impressive cakes and cookies, pies galore, delicious pasta dishes, fantastic dinner ideas, and so …

License Plate Guitar

In MAKE Volume 04, Ed Vogel showed us how to make a DIY guitar out of a cigar box and junk from the hardware store, and electrify it with a cheap piezoelectric pickup. In Volume 21, Mark Frauenfelder gussied it up with a traditional high-quality neck, frets, and tuning machines. In this project …

Wildwood Flower on Mandolin!

Worked out the intro to Patsy Cline's "Walking After Midnight." Might at well share. Learn, record, and post! http://t.co/TKyt0JONkt

Guitar Effects - Global Guitar Network

One of the coolest advantages to playing an electric guitar is the ability to incorporate different effects into your sound.<p>Some effects are subtle …

Twang 101: Travis Picking Essentials

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Understand the basic elements of Travis picking.<br>• Develop several alternating bass patterns.<br>• …

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Chord Progression Generator

Feel and Key<p>How to write chord progressions<p>Pick a progression type that matches what you want to play. Remember that your playing style can also …

Blues Rhythm Guitar

If you hand me a guitar, I’ll play the blues. That’s the place I automatically go.<br>– <i>EC, interview 2001</i><p><b>Rhythm can’t be overrated!</b><p>You may wonder how it …

Style Guide: Acoustic Blues Guitar

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Dive into Delta blues, Texas blues, ragtime, Piedmont, and boogie-woogie styles.<br>• Learn …