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  Repairing Guitar Fingerboards Fretboard Repair Cracks, Warpage, Inlay, Finger Wear, Damage, Wear
Patience and caution are needed to insure the fret's tangs do not pull chips from the fingerboard when they are removed.
n occasion it is necessary to replace fingerboards that have been damaged by poor workmanship or are simply too brittle to be repaired.
I normally buy all of my fingerboards pre-slotted from the factory or other suppliers since it's cheaper to buy a slotted fingerboard than to make it from scratch.
www.fretnotguitarrepair.com /fingerboard.htm   (990 words)

  Fingerboard - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Fingerboard, in string instruments, the upper surface of the neck, against which the fingers press the strings to alter their length and therefore...
Hurdy-Gurdy, musical instrument, a mechanized fiddle in which the player changes the notes by depressing keys along the fingerboard and sounds the...
Archlute, large lute with two sets of strings, the pegs of which are set at different distances in the double neck.
encarta.msn.com /Fingerboard.html   (139 words)

  Guitar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By depressing a string against the fingerboard, the effective length of the string can be altered, which in turn changes the frequency at which the string will vibrate when plucked.
The lower fretboard action (the height of the strings from the fingerboard) and its electrical amplification lend the electric guitar to some techniques which are less frequently used on acoustic guitars.
Also called the fingerboard in fretless guitars and basses, the fretboard is a piece of wood embedded with metal frets that comprises the top of the neck.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Guitar   (6978 words)

 Tech Deck Fingerboards | Miniature Skateboards & Handboards   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In case you've been locked in your basement for the past couple of years, fingerboards are miniature skateboards that come with real trucks, real grip tape and the same kick-ass graphics you see on life-size skateboards.
Tech Deck helped create the world's first fingerboards and they've also come out with everything you need to build a fingerboard skatepark for all your favorite fingerboard tricks.
Fingerboards also come with the wild graphics you see on skateboards designed by Santa Cruz, World Industries and Toy Machine.
www.kidzworld.com /article/2160-tech-deck-fingerboards-and-handboards   (236 words)

 Fingerboard Adjustment and Shapes
A full curvature to the fingerboard is one design as opposed to the curved fingerboard with the flat E bevel facing for the E string to sweep across (see Diagram #2).
The flat faced design fingerboard for the E string is often more suitable for the commercial or jazz player who finds that this flat facing creates a level plain in which the pizzicatoed E string can accurately sweep laterally as well as longitudinally across with a minimum of extraneous surface noise.
In conjunction with the proper and accurate curvature of the fingerboard and bridge, is the accuracy of the length of the fingerboard.
www.doublebass.biz /fingerboard.html   (1178 words)

 FRETS.COM Field Trip
I'm adamant about using hide glue for fingerboard attachment because the glue is absolutely rigid when it dries and is never subject to flowing or stretching, even in the high heat of a parked car.
The back of the neck is protected with a padded caul, and the fingerboard has a caul with two maple "rails" that apply pressure only at the outer edges of the fingerboard.
Absorbing water from the glue, the fingerboard has a tendency to curl upward at the edges and down in the middle.
www.frets.com /FRETSPages/Luthier/Technique/Guitar/Structural/NewFingerBoard/85hd28board.html   (1251 words)

 The Continuum Fingerboard
The Continuum Fingerboard was first presented in a one-hour demo at the International Computer Music Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece, on September 28, 1997.
The Continuum Fingerboard is a new type of music performance device that is approximately the same size as a traditional synthesizer keyboard, but it has a continuous playing surface instead of discrete keys.
The input parameters from the fingerboard are used to control a comprehensive interpolational scheme based upon a multidimensional timbre control space.
www.shout.net /raul/music/continuum.html   (297 words)

 Attaching the Fingerboard
Gluing the fingerboard is the next step, which is done with ordinary yellow glue.
When I glued the fingerboard on and clamped it to the workbench, I didn't notice that, although I had plenty of clamping pressure on the top, the edges were not being held tight together.
After gluing on the fingerboard, the neck is placed back on the body, and the neck is marked where it hits the edge of the binding on the back of the guitar.
www.angelfire.com /il3/jkumorek/Page23.html   (216 words)

 Petros Fingerboard Oil - Todd's Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The only wood on the exterior of an acoustic guitar which is not protected by a lacquer finish is the fingerboard.
Fingerboards are made from sturdy, oily wood like ebony and rosewood.
When one oils a fingerboard they should use a very small amount on a cloth or cotton pad and rub it into the wood.
www.maurysmusic.com /petros_fingerboard_oil___Todd_s_review   (599 words)

 HOBBIES : Musical Instruments : Handmade Guitar, Part 10: The Fingerboard : DIY Network
The fingerboard is the part of the guitar used to create notes or chord when the instrument is played.
To shape the ebony wood for the fingerboard, Lynn uses a sanding block with a 16-inch radius to convert the raw ebony stock to a rounded to a rounded fingerboard blank (figure A).
Fingerboards are tapered so that they're thin at the nut, and wider at the bridge.
www.diynetwork.com /diy/hb_musical_instruments/article/0,2033,DIY_13881_2813779,00.html   (546 words)

 Allen Guitars & Luthier Supplies Fingerboard Slotting Service
e are currently offering a fingerboard slotting and radius service to manufacturers as well as individual luthiers.
What customers are saying about our fingerboard services.
We can create any scale, for scales not listed, (even 19 tone scales) there is a $85.00 one time tooling charge for scales not on our list.
www.allenguitar.com /fret_slo.htm   (590 words)

 David's Corner -- The doghouse
The neck and fingerboard of the string bass are an integral part of the total sound and feel of the bass.
The fingerboard should be thick enough so that it keeps the neck straight and allows for a curve to be planed on the playing surface.
By shining a 25-watt bulb between the straight edge and the fingerboard we can see the fingerboard surface bumps magnified as shadows in the thin band of light in the fine space between the straight edge and the fingerboard.
www.davidgage.com /z_david_neck.htm   (911 words)

 The Fingerboard
Then I trace the fingerboard's outline on the neckshaft and draw the outline of the peghead.
I have first carved the "primary facet," which involves carving from the fingerboard edge down to the heelcap limit guide lines.
Next will come the peghead inlay (the horse design I used on the Size 5 I made last summer), the ebony heelcap, and the final shaping of the neckshaft (after the fingerboard is glued on) and the heel.
pweb.jps.net /~msm/htmlpages/marshapeneck.html   (304 words)

 Ballurio Guitars: Fingerboard Designs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This drop-off is between.015-.020" at the the upper portion of the fingerboard's 24th fret and between.020-.040" at the lower end of the fingerboard, helping to offset for larger dimensioned strings.
The fingerboard is one of the most significant elements on the guitar and its feel and tonality are critical to the guitarist.
Rosewood is one of the most frequently used fingerboard woods in the guitar industry.
www.ballurio.com /BG/BGCShopOnFingerboards.shtml   (788 words)

 Finger Board   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The FingerBoard combines the functions of a standard keyboard, mouse, and multi-hand and multi-finger gesture in a single device that's not much bigger than a regular keyboard.
The FingerBoard was also designed to reduce the strain and injury associated with CarpalTunnelSyndrome (aka repetitive strain injury or RSI).
In addition to its ergonomic attributes, the FingerBoard gives you unprecedented control of graphical objects while providing you with the same functionality of the keyboard and mouse.
c2.com /cgi/wiki?FingerBoard   (290 words)

 Welcome to the Guitar Mentor Website!
The Fingerboard Copy buttons allow you to make up to twelve different copies of any note pattern that is displayed on the Guitar Mentor main fingerboard display.
Up to three fingerboard images can be displayed at once in each resizable window.
In this case, you have the option to add text as needed to fully explain the context of how each fingerboard copy is to be used in your composition.
www.guitarmentor.com /fingerboard.htm   (398 words)

 Continuum Fingerboard
It resembles a traditional polyphonic MIDI keyboard in that it is approximately the same size and is played with ten fingers, and it also resembles a fretless string instrument in that it does not have discrete pitches.
The Continuum Fingerboard tracks and updates MIDI values for the x, y, and z position of one to ten fingers every 4 milliseconds.
One possibility is to let the y position on the Continuum Fingerboard correspond to the bowing position on a string instrument, where bowing far from the bridge produces a mellower sound and bowing near the bridge produces a brighter sound.
namm.harmony-central.com /WNAMM04/Content/Haken/PR/Continuum.html   (578 words)

 Fingerboard II runs IC4   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The fingerboard II comes with a serial adapter board for connection to your PC's serial port.
Use female dual row headers to bring connections from the fingerboard to the robot.
A second 5 volt regulator is on the fingerboard and is used for the 5 volt source.
home.comcast.net /~botronics/fingerboard.html   (973 words)

 The fingerboard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The fingerboard can be userd to visualize scales and chords.
At any time, you can play a fingerboard position by clicking on the mouse.
You can customize the aspect of the fingerboard in the fingerboard options page.
www.guitaralchemist.com /webhelp/the_user_interface/the_fingerboard.htm   (164 words)

 Tech Deck Mini Skateboards Contest | Win Fingerboard & Handboard Toys | Dynatech Action   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fingerboards are the miniature skateboards that come with real metal trucks, real grip tape and the same cool graphics you see on your favorite skateboards.
These are the coolest skate collectibles out there!You'll be able to do tons of tricks on these boards even if you usually spend your time at the skatepark on your butt.
You'll be pulling Tony Hawk moves on these fingerboards and handboards in no time.
www.kidzworld.com /article/2159-win-fingerboards-from-tech-deck   (212 words)

 FRETS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
My favorite solution to the problem is to remove the frets and "scoop" the fingerboard thinner in that area.
So, by making he end of the fingerboard a bit shorter to begin with, they avoid the problem altogether.
I could leave the frets out, and simply clean up the end of the fingerboard, but that would leave the slots exposed.
www.frets.com /FRETSPages/Luthier/Technique/Mandolin/DropTongue/droptongue.html   (506 words)

 Fingerboard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The most unusual feature is the slight radius fashioned into the fingerboard.
It also tends to improve string to string balance, adding a special crispness to the "D" and "G" strings (this, from the slightly curved saddle, used to mirror the fingerboard detail).
The fingerboard binding provides an additional barrier between the often times sharp edges that develop on classical guitar frets and the player's sensitive fingers, making interface with the instrument a player's delight.
www.cybozone.com /luthier/instruments/fingerboard.html   (230 words)

 Music - EnchantedLearning.com
Label the parts of a double bass, including the belly, bow, bridge, F-hole, fingerboard, four strings, pegbox, scroll, tail piece, and waist.
Label the parts of an electric guitar, including the bridge, body, headstock, fingerboard and frets, nut, output jack, tuners, pickups, pickup selector, tremolo arm (whammy bar), tone control, strap pin, and volume control.
Label the parts of a violin, including the belly, bridge, bow, chin rest, F-hole, fine tuners, fingerboard, frog, scroll, tail piece tuning pegs, and the G, D, A, and E strings.
www.enchantedlearning.com /music   (691 words)

 Fingerboard Guitar Encyclopedia Guitar Chords Guitar Lessons Guitar Practicing Beginning Guitar Tips for Practice
Fingerboard Guitar Encyclopedia Guitar Chords Guitar Lessons Guitar Practicing Beginning Guitar Tips for Practice
fingerboard, to fix the positions of the notes, or scale which gives them equal temperament.
There are also more exotic varieties, such as double-necked guitars, all manner of alternate string arrangements, fretless fingerboards (almost always reserved for bass guitars, meant to emulate the sound of a stand-up bass), and such.
www.guitarlessons.bizhosting.com /Fingerboard.html   (1451 words)

 Roche Thomas Fingerboard Oil
Home » Gear » Guitars, Amps, and Effects » Guitar Care » Roche Thomas » Roche Thomas Fingerboard Oil
Fingerboard oil will help you slide up and down the fretboard with greater ease without making it too slippery, so you don't lose control.
Sorry, there are currently no reviews available for Roche Thomas Fingerboard Oil
www.8notes.com /gear/ROCRTFO.asp   (88 words)

 Common Musical Instruments Used In Jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The modern guitar has six strings; the upper three are made of gut or nylon, the lower three of silk overspun with metal--or all may be of metal.
The strings are stretched over a fingerboard on the neck that has fixed metal frets; to the end of the neck is attached the peg disc, or "tuning head," which is fitted with mechanical tuning pins.
A circular sound hole pierces the soundboard between the end of the fingerboard and the bridge to which the strings are fastened.
www.nw-cybermall.com /jazzworld/common_musical_instruments.htm   (4104 words)

 Amazon.com: fingerboard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tech Deck 96 mm Skateboard, Plan B 007 Fingerboard by X-Concepts
Tech Deck 96 mm Skateboard, Element 005 Fingerboard by X-Concepts
Fingerboard Harmony for Bass by Gary Willis (Paperback - Mar 1, 1997)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=fingerboard&tag=icongroupinterna&index=blended&link_code=qs&page=1   (319 words)

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