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  • n. Plural form of fretboard.


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  • The question in the first raid seemed to be whether Gibson had been buying illegally harvested hardwoods from protected forests, such as the Madagascar ebony that makes for such lovely fretboards.

    Guitar Frets: Environmental Enforcement Leaves Musicians in Fear

  • Early on he would use a variety of CBS Strats with rosewood fretboards.

    It's Leo Fender Day (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Banners and flags for countries and duchies that may never have existed outside the imagination hung limp and faded above us, punctuated with fantastically intricate horns and cornets, viols with massive fretboards and bellies like lutes, all suspended in the air, left there by a vanished band of aerial players.

    The Stair

  • Also, the moulding on the peripheral makes the hand slide quite tricky and sharp edges on the fretboards can result in unintended minor injuries.

    Rock Band

  • The other two guys play both guitars and keyboards, and often at the same time, with a technique that involves tapping the strings of their guitar fretboards with one hand while fingering their keyboards with the other.

    Battles Creates a Musical Hall of Mirrors

  • But since classical guitars generally have wider necks, and flat fretboards, the application of the G7th was somewhat limited.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • To attend to this, G7th has come out with a classical model also a new one for twelve string guitars, which have wider fretboards.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • But Berkowitz's guitars include fretboards and bridges made from Indian rosewood and ebony, which the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service declared to be illegal to import in its actions against Gibson Guitar back in August.

  • When their rolling groove kicked in, you could almost smell the smoke from their fretboards.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • "I can play guitar, too, but I'm sick of seeing so many Twin Cities bands whose singers just stand there staring at their fretboards."


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