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Tune your guitar using the open D tuning method by first matching the 6th and 1st strings, which are E, to the 4th string (D).
Next, tune the 2nd string to match the 5th string (A).
Finally, your 3rd string needs to be in F sharp. To do this, play F sharp in the 4th fret and match the 3rd string to it.
Talking about alternate tunings still. We are talking about an open D tune. Alright, so what does that mean? That means what we are trying to do is to make the guitar sound like one chord. You know, right now, if I play the guitar, there is no chord to that right? So, what I am going to do is tune it to a D chord. There is a specific way to do that. You are going to go ahead and drop your sixth string down to D. So, I already have a D in the fourth string. Drop down my sixth string to D. and then I am also going to get my first string, which is E right now, down to D as well. So, Use the same method, we use that fourth string D. Now, it gets a little trickier. We are going to need the second string to be A, so I am going to use the fifth string, which is already A in order to tune down my second string to match that. And then there is one more step. This one is a little trickier, because there is no string that matches this. We need to try and get this third string to be F sharp. So, erm, the way I do it is I am going to go to the fourth string, alright, I haven't moved that. And I am going to go to the note F sharp. That happens to be here on the fourth fret. Match that. And now, I get my D tune, open D tune. Alright? So I don't have to even touch the guitar to play D. So, a lot of blues guys might use this to play slide guitar. Right? Or some folks who finger pick a little bit. They could get some interesting sounds from playing like that. And then to play other chords, I can just play one finger. Right? That's how you make an open D tune.