We’re looking for the best lap steel guitar accessories and gift ideas to make your shopping easier and more fun. Choose from posters, T-shirts, coffee mugs, cotton canvas tote bags, refrigerator magnets, trucker hats, cooking aprons, colorful buttons, tonebars, and more unique lap steel guitar gifts.
Sturgill Simpson I thought it was hilarious when ‘Brace for Impact’ was released, and people said I had abandoned country, even though the song is dripping with pedal steel. If anything, that tells me I’m making progress.
The Dunlop Lap Dawg Tonebar features a larger radius for more sustain and better vibrato than you’d get with a standard tonebar. Angled sides allow for more control over fast runs, hammer-ons, and pull-offs. Dunlop products are designed for pro-level performance. Tonebar is accurate, efficient, and built to last.
Shirts are a welcome gift for any musician or music fan. There are always lots of style and color options in sizes for all age groups and body types. Click on any design to see the different choices you can make to find just the perfect gift for lap steel guitar players and fans.
Cats and Dogs Easily Distracted by Lap Steel Players
Here are some designs for animal lovers who are easily distracted by the sound of lap steel guitar players. Choose from playful cats and dogs in a variety of styles, colors, and sizes for the whole family.
Who are the coolest people on earth? Lap steel guitar players, of course! Spread the word about this cool string instrument. Makes a great gift for any music student, music teacher, or lap steel guitarist.
Here’s one of our favorite inexpensive gift ideas for lap steel guitar players. Refrigerator magnets always come in handy. Standard size square magnets measure 2 by 2 inches. Designs are printed on 100% recycled paper with a scratch and UV-resistant Mylar coat for durability.
Classic cotton-poly twill blend aprons are another of our top picks for practical lap steel guitar gifts. Choose from several style and color options. Spacious front pockets hold plenty of utensils and cooking tools. Aprons are machine washable and proudly made in the U.S.A.
Mugs are one of our favorite affordable lap steel guitar gifts. Everyone can use a few mugs. Click on any mug to see how the design looks from different angles. Choose from many sizes, styles, and colors to create a personal gift for your favorite guitarist.
Here’s one of our favorite inexpensive lap steel guitar gifts. These colorful buttons are sure to be a conversation starter too. Standard size square buttons measure 2 inches by 2 inches, and round buttons are often available in many sizes. Designs are printed on 100% recycled paper and covered with scratch and UV-resistant Mylar for durability. Most button styles allow you to choose any background color you like for a truly customized gift.
One of the most popular lap steel guitar gifts is a set of playing cards. Each comes packaged in a cardboard box for easy gifting. Poker size cards measure 2.5 by 3.5 inches, with 52 playing cards and 2 jokers per deck. Click on any design to see the available options. Standard cards are printed on smooth card stock, and premium quality Bicycle playing cards are printed on durable semi-gloss card stock.
The lap steel guitar is a string instrument derived from and similar to the guitar. On a conventional guitar, players create sounds by pressing strings against the fretboard. When playing a lap steel or lap pedal guitar, players alter the pitch by pressing a bar against the strings. The instrument is typically placed on the player’s lap. It can also be placed on a stool in front of the player.
Lap steel and pedal steel guitars are associated with many types of music including bluegrass, blues, country, Hawaiian, jazz, and rock. How does it work? The player holds a metal or glass slide in one hand, which is moved along the strings. The other hand is used to pluck or pick the strings.
More Lap Steel Guitar Facts
A person who performs on this string instrument is called a lap steel guitarist.
Notable lap steel guitarists include Jeff Beck, Chuck Berry, John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival), Jerry Garcia (The Grateful Dead), George Harrison (The Beatles), James Kerr, John Lennon (The Beatles), Barbara Mandrell, Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), and Ron Wood (The Rolling Stones).