Tag: Yngwie

Scalloping a Fretboard: My First Attempt

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Scalloped fretboards are reputed to be well-suited to bending, vibrato and speed, and especially players with a light touch, the most famous exponent being Yngwie Malmsteen, though Ritchie Blackmore is known to scallop his fretboards to stop his fingers slipping off when bending, and I believe Steve Vai has the upper frets of some of […]