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fingerboard

the long strip of hard wood on a violin, guitar, or related stringed instrument upon which the strings are stopped by the fingers
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Ruth Stap (1944 to 1948) had a similar job: cutting out and installing the pearl Gibson logo and fingerboard inlays.
In November 2009, federal agents raided the premises of the world-famous guitar maker Gibson in Nashville and seized a shipment of ebony fingerboard blanks, documents and guitars.
Fingerboarding is just like skateboarding," says Noah McKiernan of Tech Deck, the fingerboard maker that hosted the competition.
uk This ever-expanding range of colourful fingerboards can be customised to meet your exacting standards.
This was music-making of grand gestures: of generous vibrato, cello strings buzzing against fingerboards and gloriously big, expressive portamenti.
Users can effortlessly add key and time signatures, lyrics, chords, guitar fingerboards, markings and musical instructions.
Inevitably, the crowds ask about the grain of Steinman's lemon-colored, tiger-striped sumac fiddles, or his special use of lilac for his violin fingerboards.
Fingerboards wear, and it will wear unevenly, so you have to plane it smooth again.
Consequently, holly is often used for the black keys on pianos and organs and for the pegs and fingerboards on violins.
The instruments feature mahogany backs, curupay fingerboards and tops carved from Paraguayan hardwoods like taperyva, guasa, cancharana, peroba, banara and ambay guasa.
The rosewood on Taylor guitars hails from East India and Brazil, while the ebony used for fingerboards comes from India and Africa.