Tunings Without Pedals


The pedal steel evolved from the Hawaiian steel guitar, an instrument that was always ripe for experimentation. Here are just a few examples of steel guitar tunings that don’t rely on pedals.

Brad’s Page of Steel non-pedal tunings. Bobby Lee’s favorite tunings
Reece Anderson’s 12 string lap steel Andy Volk’s favorite tunings
Jeff Mead’s Fender triple 8 Mike Fried’s double 8 and dobro tunings