So these days I mostly play the acoustic guitar, and hardly ever use a plectrum at that. Plectrums are for pussies! Fingerpickin’s where it’s at. This is where rudimentary manicure comes into play. As a right-handed player, you’ll want your left hand fingernails to be neatly cut, while your right hand nail-counterparts will need to outgrow their respective finger tops by at least a couple of millimeters. Bit of a chore that. Amazing Nails 4 Guitarists to the rescue! More guitarist fingernails tips available at Music Thing.