Free guitar tab and fretboard charts

Free, printable, blank guitar tab and fretboard sheets with a clean and minimal design, and a powerful fretboard visualization chart for learning and viewing the notes on the fretboard, all in PDF format.

Select the chart you want below—or alternatively, browse all the charts on one page.

Blank guitar tab sheet

Clean and minimal with heading area and five lines of tab.
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Guitar fretboard visualization charts

A fretboard quick reference and powerful visualization aid for learning the notes on the fretboard.

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Visualization PDF

This chart provides a visual representation of the guitar fretboard/fingerboard, and shows the corresponding positions of the notes on the guitar neck, piano keyboard and in traditional notation—as described in the notes on the guitar fretboard: some visualization tools.

There is also a version of the visualization chart using scientific pitch notation instead of Helmholtz notation, kindly provided by Jesse Xhabafti.

Guitar fretboard notes charts

A fretboard quick reference chart and simple learning aid.

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Notes PDF

This PDF shows two fretboard charts: one blank, and the other with notes — so you can switch between the blank chart to test your memory, and the notes chart to confirm if you were right. The fretboard notes are shown in Helmholtz pitch notation to distinguish notes in each octave range, as described in the notes on the guitar fretboard: an introduction.

Blank guitar fretboard charts

Simple blank fretboard charts with a heading area.

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Fretboard PDF

All blank fretboard charts contain at least five fretboards per page, which may be useful for writing out up to five variations of scales, chords, etc. according to the CAGED system.

Blog posts

Some guitar-related blog posts: