Having decided which is to be the upper part or that covered by the fingerboard, this is planed to a good level and smoothed.
The tuning of the strings on the fingerboard of the barytone was on the same principle as that of the gamba.
They should be trimmed to fit some fingerboard that has been ascertained to be just the thing in its arching.
They were at first limited to the lower part of the fingerboard, as was the case primarily with the violin.
Some repairers continue to varnish or polish along the sides of the fingerboard to the extremity.
The correct positions for stopping the intervals are marked on the fingerboard by little metal ridges called frets.
The neck and fingerboard are made of hard wood, such as ebony, beech or pear.
The reduction of the width of the fingerboard at each end will then be proceeded with.
Of the division of the fingerboard into diatonic as well as chromatic tones; 6.
Of course, I round the fingerboard's edges somewhat, and clean on each occasion of wetting.