When changing the strings on a classical guitar it is best to change one string at a time. It is not good for the neck of the guitar to have a sudden release of tension and then to have it applied forcefully later. This can lead to distortion of the neck and permanent damage.
As well as this, never tune the string more than a tone above its normal pitch. You can tune it a little sharp (for example, one semitone above normal concert pitch) as this can make the guitar a little brighter to play. Tune it any higher and you risk breakage.
Never put steel strings on a classical guitar. It is not constructed to take this exertion and it is easily damaged (the neck can break away from the body).
To string the guitar: – Unwind the old string until the tension is completely released and the string is quite floppy – Unthread the string from the Capstan in the Headstock – Next untie if from the bridge and discard it
Youre now ready to string the guitar: – Start by slipping the string through the corresponding hole in the bridge from the sound hole end – Leave approximately 1 inches of the string sticking out past the back of the...