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Guitars, Basses & Amps

The fingerboard, additionally called the fretboard, is a bit of wood embedded with metallic frets that comprises the top of the neck. It is flat on classical guitars and slightly curved crosswise on acoustic and electrical guitars.

Music Theory

Many our bodies consist of good-sounding, however inexpensive woods, like ash, with a “top”, or thin layer of one other, more engaging wooden (such as maple with a pure “flame” sample) glued to the top of the essential wood. Guitars constructed like this are often known as “flame tops”.

Some older or high-finish instruments have inlays made from mother of pearl, abalone, ivory, colored wooden or different unique supplies and designs. High-end classical guitars seldom have fretboard inlays as a nicely-educated player is expected to know his or her way across the instrument. In addition to fretboard inlay, the headstock and soundhole surround are additionally incessantly inlaid. The producer’s brand or … Read More