In this lesson, i give you an introduction to open D tuning for weissenborn, dobro or lap steel.
Also make sure to read the blog article i’ve written about how to learn multiple tunings.
Learning many different tunings can quickly get overwhelming so watching this lesson AND reading the blog article will hopefully help you in your journey to master multiple tunings!
I often get asked about which weissenborn i use so here is a link:
Gold Tone SM Weissenborn (Amazon link)
There is also a cheaper version with a laminated body:
Gold Tone LM Weissenborn (Amazon link)
These are the strings i’m using right now on my weissenborn:
Martin 13-56 strings (Amazon link)
you can try those as well:
D’Addario 13-56 strings (Amazon link)
or you can experiment with a heavier gauge:
John Pearse 17-68 strings (Amazon link)
For a dobro, you can stick with the same gauge of strings you use with the common GBDGBD tuning, here is a popular brand:
D’Addario 16-56 strings (Amazon link)