What good is creativity without an outlet? About as good as words without a language. Tabs are another way of writing music that works especially well for guitar. In this instructuable, I will teach you how to read, write, and understand tabs so you can put "words" to your auditory ideas without tedious memorization of traditional sheet music. It's surprisingly simple and rewarding.
Step 1: Know your guitar
Knowing this just makes understanding what other people are talking about, guitar-wise, a lot easier.