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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kigar Apr 20. 7 Replies

How far apart are the chords on a one string canjo. I am trying to build one.Continue

 

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Kigar replied to Joe Cantu's discussion Measurements
"It would sound sweet done totally backwards - only keep frets 1 3 6 8 and 10!  Remiclud fretting?"
Apr 20
JL replied to Joe Cantu's discussion Measurements
"Measure twice, erase pencil marks, redo math, measure twice again, cut once, curse like a sailor as it's still wrong, lol"
Apr 20
Kigar replied to Joe Cantu's discussion Measurements
"Totally agree but if you select dulcimer as your instrument it leaves them out for you, one less thing to mess up."
Apr 19
JL replied to Joe Cantu's discussion Measurements
"for dulcimer fretting, use frets 0 (nut) 2 4 5 7 9 11 12 and leave out frets 1 3 6 8 and 10."
Apr 19
Kigar replied to Joe Cantu's discussion Measurements
"The other fret method I've seen for canjo's is dulcimer fretting, Stewmac has those as well on the fret calculator."
Apr 17
Lane Martin replied to Joe Cantu's discussion Measurements
"Frets? Try http://www.ekips.org/tools/guitar/fretfind2d/ Just tell it how long your scale length is (nut to bridge) and it will give you the measurements. It will even let you download a pdf with a pattern if you'd rather transfer the marks…"
Apr 17
darryl kernaghan replied to Joe Cantu's discussion Measurements
"I'm guessing you mean the frets Joe, if so this should help--https://www.stewmac.com/FretCalculator.html"
Apr 17
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