|Learning Guitar - Lesson One|
|Part 3: The neck: A closer look|
Examine the neck of your guitar. You'll notice there are metal strips running across it's entire surface. These pieces of metal are referred to as "frets" on a guitar. Now, here's what you'll need to keep in mind: the word "fret" has two different meanings when used by guitarists. It can be used to describe:
To further explain, the
area of the neck between the nut and the first strip of metal is referred
to as the "first fret". The area on the neck between the first and second
strip of metal is referred to as the "second fret". And so on...