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Fretboard Thickness
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Guitar Scale Length
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Fretboard Saddle Width

Fretboard Thickness

Believe it or not the thickness of the fretboard has quite some significance. This is typical for several different and various reasons. Classical Guitar Fretboard Thickness: For the Classical Guitar the fret board thickness aids in the strength of the neck and when used in combination with center ebony reinforcement lamination in the neck construction[…]

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Guitar Scale Length

The actual length of the scale is the measured length between the backside of the nut (or from the center of the zero fret, (if there is one installed) to the center of the saddle midway between the 3rd and 4th strings. The scale length of the guitar is one subject that can be very[…]

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Fretboard Saddle Width

Acoustic Guitars: Actually the title of this article is a bit deceiving. We actually do not have a width of the fretboard at the saddle. What we do have though is the width of the fretboard at the soundhole is definitely influenced by the saddle width. Now that makes more sense. With electric guitars, it[…]

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