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    Here is a diagram of the mandolin fretboard with the accompying notes on the staff. The formatting is not perfect but it prints out quite nicely.
    I think you'll find this layout easy to follow. I hope that some will find it useful.



    My daughter did this for me. Kids can be very useful.

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    And if anyone's interested here is the same layout for the guitar!


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    Those are excellent! Please pass on my thanks to your daughter!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Stevens View Post
    Those are excellent! Please pass on my thanks to your daughter!
    Thanks Kevin
    I thought they were pretty good myself.

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    Wayne, this is fantastic. Thanks so much to you and your daughter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ed Goist View Post
    Wayne, this is fantastic.
    Thanks so much to you and your daughter.

    Your quite welcome.
    I could not find anything on the internet that would help with matching fretboard positions to the accompyning note on the staff.
    So this is what we came up with.

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    Thanks to Windsor from Montreal!
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    Thank you very much..

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    Kudos to your daughter. Thanks for sharing!
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    Can she do one for a Mandocello?
    Is your Godin a burst or natural finished like mine?

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    I have put together a course that not only shows you were the notes are but includes a series of timed exercises that make you locate each note one each string. Some of you may be old enough to remember flash cards as a method to practice, and improve your arithmetic skills.

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    Your a lucky man Wayne!
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    Ha ha notes. What are those?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbhikes View Post
    Ha ha notes. What are those?
    Notes are what surround those supernaturals you're looking for.
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