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CigarBoxGuitar.com Fret Spacing Calculator
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Only enter data into the yellow-highlighted cells
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Fret Scale:
24.500
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Fret #
Distance
from Nut
Skip for
Diatonic
USAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
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11.375*
Enter your desired fretting scale in either inches or
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22.673
millimeters into the yellow-highlighted box above.
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33.898*
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45.054
Fret spacing measurement values will be based on the
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56.146
your entry, and the units (in or mm) will be the same.
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67.176*
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78.148
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89.066*
Frets values in red and marked with a * can be omitted
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99.932
to end up with a diatonically (dulcimer-style) scale.
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1010.750
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1111.522**
The frets marked with a double ** (13, 23, 35) are the
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1212.250
"optional" dulcimer frets, also known as the "blue notes".
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1312.938*
Keepin them in place on your diatonic instrument will
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1413.586
make it more versatile musically.
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1514.199*
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1614.777
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1715.323
Inch/MM Converter Tools
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1815.838*
Enter values into the outlined boxes below to convert:
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1916.324INMM
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2016.783*
Convert Inches to MM:
24.500=622.301r
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2117.216MMIN
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2217.625
Convert MM to Inches
25=0.965
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2318.011**
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2418.375
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2518.719*
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2619.043
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2719.350*
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2819.639
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2919.911
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3020.169*
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3120.412
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3220.641*
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3320.858
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3421.062
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3521.255**
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3621.438
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