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Right Hand Blocking

What is blocking for pedal steel guitar?  How do you block strings with the right hand, or the picking hand, when playing? Right hand blocking requires a player to dampen/mute all strings that aren’t being played at that time.

It calls for patience, and is not actually as hard as it seems.  Here’s more about pedal steel blocking with the right hand:


What is Right Hand Blocking on Pedal Steel Guitar?

Right Hand Blocking for Six-String Guitar Players


Practicing Right Hand Blocking:

How to Practice Right Hand Blocking on Pedal Steel Guitar



Beginner Ideas and Tips for Right Hand Blocking


Types of Technique:

-Palm Blocking (more traditional)

-Pick Blocking (more modern)

-Hybrid of both (more evolutionary)


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