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US20140318345 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING NAVIGATIONAL MARKS ON A STRINGED INSTRUMENT FINGERBOARD  
Systems and methods for providing navigational marks on a fingerboard of a stringed instrument are provided. An example system may allow enhanced navigating of a player on the fingerboard of the...
US20140157968 Guitar neck assembly and process therefor  
In a stringed instrument such as a guitar, a fingerboard is slidably engaged with the instrument's neck, preferably by means of flanges that engage with corresponding grooves along the lateral...
US20120297954 Fret removal tool  
A hand tool for removing frets associated with guitars, banjos and other string instruments. The tool has a handle with a blade extending therefrom. At a distal end of the blade is a slot wider...
US20130180379 METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR NODAL FRET WIRE  
The present invention contemplates a variety of methods, systems, and apparatuses for Nodal Fret Wire. Nodal Fret Wire is an enhancement to traditional fret wire that allows the creation of a node...
US20110005367 DEVICE AND METHOD TO DISPLAY FINGERBOARD OF MOBILE VIRTUAL GUITAR  
Disclosed are a device and a method to display a fingerboard of a mobile vibration guitar in a mobile device, such as a cellular phone. A mobile device screen, such as a cellular phone screen, is...
US20120090444 Fingerboard for Stringed Musical Instrument  
This design is a fingerboard with an integrated neck adjustment mechanism to correct both up bow and back bow of a stringed instrument neck with the added ability to eliminate additional bulk...
US20130298746 Convertible fret board  
The convertible fret board is an independent fret board that can be inserted or removed from between the strings and permanent fret board of a slide style arranged string instrument. When...
US20150082966 Compani Fingerboards for Stringed Musical Instruments  
Conventional stringed musical instrument fingerboards are constructed with a constant longitudinal slope, relative to the string, along the fingerboard's length direction. Fingerboards with...
US20080121087 Fret-Board Wrap  
A visual interface or guide is provided for a fretted, stringed musical instrument. It has two or more guide strips that fit between the neck and the strings of the instrument. Adjacent guide...
US20110239841 Stringed musical instrument convertible between fretted and fretless playing configurations  
A stringed musical instrument that is convertible between fretted and fretless playing configurations includes a body, a neck connected to the body at one of its ends, a fingerboard disposed on...
US20090120266 Apparatus For Converting Fretless Fingerboard To Fretted Fingerboard On A Musical Instrument  
An apparatus for converting a stringed musical instrument with a non fretted fingerboard board to a fretted fingerboard in which the instrument comprises a neck, a plurality of strings extending...
US20080034942 Pythagorean Fret Placement  
The method provides luthiers of fretted instrument with a novel approach for installing frets with increased accuracy. The method is an improvement in calculation of fret placement over the “Rule...
US20060272472 Apparatus for learning to play a stringed instrument  
A method and apparatus for learning to play a stringed musical instrument comprising a modified stringed instrument neck wherein a slot beneath a transparent fingerboard allows the insertion of...
US20120125174 ACOUSTIC AND SEMI-ACOUSTIC STRINGED INSTRUMENTS HAVING A NECK-TO-BODY JUNCTION  
An instrument comprising a neck-to-body junction including a solid upper body portion to which the instrument's neck and fingerboard are attached forming a neck member. The neck member is then...
US20060174748 Guitar fret board overlays and method for making overlays  
One embodiment of the invention is an overlay that includes a sheet comprising a first substantially flat surface and a second substantially flat surface opposite the first surface, an image...
US20100234109 FRET AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING FRETS FOR STRINGED CONTROLLERS AND INSTRUMENTS  
A fret and method of making the fret are disclosed. The fret can include a body portion made of a non-conductive material, a first end, a second end, and a length defined between the first and...
US20090272248 String Instrument Frets and Associated Fret Optical Apparatus  
An instrument comprising a body, a neck and a plurality of strings. The neck comprises a first end having a headstock, a fretboard, at least one mineral fret coupled to the fretboard, and a second...
US20110218022 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR STRINGED CONTROLLERS AND INSTRUMENTS  
Stringed instruments, game controllers, and related structures and methods are described. A game controller having one or more strings is described for a computer gaming application. A plurality...
US20100064875 MUSICAL INSTRUMENT  
A stringed musical instrument includes a string which, when vibrated, produces sound. Both ends of the vibrating portion of the string touch glass.
US20110113947 STRINGED INSTRUMENT PRACTICE DEVICE  
The present invention extends to handheld practice devices for practicing to play stringed instruments. More specifically, the present invention relates to a practice device that may assist a user...
US20150248875 Adjustable Zero Fret and Method of Use on a Stringed Instrument  
An apparatus and method of varying the tonal aspects of a string instrument such as an acoustic or electric guitar is disclosed. The apparatus and method employing a unique zero fret assembly. The...
US20070113720 STRINGED INSTRUMENT FRETBOARD FOR USE WITH LIGHT-SYSTEM  
A fingerboard (or fretboard) for use with a stringed instrument and light-system is disclosed and has a bottom surface adapted to mate or be attached to a neck of the instrument, and has wells...
US20080190264 UNITARY FINGERBOARD AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME  
A stringed musical instrument has a head assembly, a tail, and an elongate neck extending from the head assembly to the tail. The neck defines a fingerboard having a surface layer and a substrate....
US20090260508 Electronic fingerboard for stringed instrument  
An electronic musical instrument for producing musical notes comprises an onset signal sensor for sensing the initiation of a note played on the musical instrument. An electronic fingerboard...
US20120144972 STRINGED INSTRUMENT  
A stringed instrument has a body, a neck connected to the body, strings extending from the body to a distal end of the neck, frets on the neck under the strings, and at least one spike between two...
US20060037460 Mathematical fret placement system and method  
A method of positioning a set of frets on a musical instrument. This method comprises dividing a fretboard of the musical instrument into a plurality of units, and then dividing these plurality of...
US20090191932 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR STRINGED CONTROLLERS AND/OR INSTRUMENTS  
Stringed instruments, game controllers, and related structures and methods are described. A game controller having one or more strings is described for a computer gaming application. Output...
US20100186573 String Instrument Frets and Associated Fret Optical Apparatus  
An instrument comprising a body, a neck and a plurality of strings. The neck comprises a first end having a headstock, a fretboard, at least one mineral fret coupled to the fretboard, and a second...
US20140216230 Adjustable Zero Fret and Method of Use on a Stringed Instrument  
An apparatus and method of varying the tonal aspects of a string instrument such as an acoustic or electric guitar which is commonly provided with a body and a fret board on the instrument's neck....
US20100122621 DIATONIC MAPPING SYSTEM OF THE GUITAR FRETBOARD  
A mapping system consisting of a set of diagrams delineating and identifying the diatonic arrangement of tones on the guitar fretboard based upon the principal of radial symmetry providing...
US20100300260 STRINGED INSTRUMENT FRETBOARD FOR USE WITH LIGHT-SYSTEM  
A fingerboard (or fretboard) for use with a stringed instrument and light-system is disclosed and has a bottom surface adapted to mate or be attached to a neck of the instrument, and has wells...
US20100107849 Coated Neck Assembly For A Stringed Musical Instrument  
Disclosed herein are various systems and methods for providing a neck assembly for a stringed instrument. The neck assembly can include a fingerboard structure having a well configured to receive...
US20120137859 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS  
Musical instruments are described including a first portion designed to be operated by one hand of a player and a second portion designed to be operated by the other hand. The two portions include...
US20100132533 PYROLYTIC CARBON COMPONENTS FOR STRINGED INSTRUMENTS  
Pyrocarbon components have been found to create richer, clearer sound when employed as bridges (19), saddles (1), nuts (2), frets (3), tuning heads (4), pegs (9) and other components which contact...
US20170124991 Modular Adjustable Fretboard Apparatus  
A modular apparatus and method of varying the playability and tonal characteristics of a stringed instrument such as an acoustic or electric guitar which is commonly provided with a body and a...
US20170092239 Finger-Pressed Auxiliary Device for a Stringed Instrument  
A finger-pressed auxiliary device for a stringed instrument is provided. The stringed instrument comprises a body, a neck connected to the body, a fingerboard disposed on the neck, a plurality of...
US20160322033 Fingerboard Protector for Stringed Musical Instruments  
Disclosed is a fingerboard protector for stringed musical instruments which demonstrates a novel solution to the problem of fingerboard wear caused by the players fingers making contact with the...
US20130247744 Stringed musical instrument with string activated light emitting members  
A stringed instrument is equipped with an electrical conductor electrically connected to the frets mounted in the fretboard of said stringed instrument. Said stringed instrument is also equipped...

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