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Microtonal Guitar (Interchangeable Fretboard)

November 18, 2019


17 Comments

  • Reply Slevin Hyde April 13, 2016 at 10:30 am

    That's awesome.

  • Reply Enchante April 13, 2016 at 10:59 am

    cool idea and realization

  • Reply Lord Lobov April 13, 2016 at 1:23 pm

    Who are you

  • Reply Alejo Parra April 14, 2016 at 1:43 am

    fernando perez sos argentino no???

  • Reply Brian Davis April 14, 2016 at 11:10 am

    How does this work? Are there magnets or is it just friction? How does it stop the truss rod from coming out?
    I'm looking at building a microtonal guitar myself.

  • Reply Ana Luiza Brown April 16, 2016 at 2:21 am

    This is incredible! I don't need to buy two guitars! I can get all the sounds I want from one! This is so great! I have to get one of those guitars!

  • Reply FuzzyLoops September 13, 2016 at 6:39 pm

    What system is the fixed fret microtonal board based on?

  • Reply Timothy Mautz September 18, 2016 at 11:30 am

    I'm looking for a scale or template for the micro-tonal fret board he uses, can you help me out?

  • Reply Fernando Perez April 25, 2017 at 4:54 pm

    Just wanted to let everyone know that my new book "Arabic Music for
    Fretless Guitar" is available at:
    http://fernandoperezguitar.com/books/arabic_music_for_fretless_guitar/

  • Reply Cy Brunel May 4, 2017 at 8:01 pm

    As little innovation as the guitar has seen in the last 150 yrs, this one is very significant and worth considering.Endless possibilities, thanks for sharing.

  • Reply keixoun July 4, 2017 at 11:38 pm

    rattlesnake, rattlesnake, rattlesnake

  • Reply Marsel Music July 14, 2017 at 11:57 am

    So how exactly does acfretless class. Guitar get affected sound wise? Thx

  • Reply ses mütehassısı December 25, 2017 at 3:49 pm

    istediğiniz kadar perdeleri çıkartın, takın yenilikler yapın, duygu olmadan komalar sadece bozuk notalardır.

  • Reply Sound8Vision July 9, 2018 at 1:41 pm

    Can these be tuned to Pythagorean Temperament?

  • Reply Mark Fleener September 26, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    4:03 How would he go about tuning the guitar with a regular fret-board to have the micro-tones on a couple strings? Is he basically just tuning the G and B strings slightly flat? Is there a video where I can hear or see it done?

  • Reply 4L10 May 3, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    Hello! I really wonder how it's conforming to truss rod adjustments. Can it really grab the board around neck bend? It looks like some magnetic sheets are used to achieve this instead of more complicated locking mechanisms which I like but do you think would it hold it's strength on a longer scale neck such as a 34" bass around the 5th to 12th frets because that's where the most truss rod action is going on.

    That's a very old idea actually called Novatone. But they approached it in a weird way like people had to send their guitars to them for an irreversible mod then some failed horribly by bad glues, bad magnets, bad craftsmanship etc. Anyway, thank you.

  • Reply Minecraft_Pumpkin_Head May 29, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    with the unfretted board, you now have a cello

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