Here's some charts I put together for Gdg and DAd open tunings.  The charts give the power chord (which can be used for either a Major or minor chord) and the Major, minor and dominant 7 chords, minus the 3rd.  The chords may not sound "complete" without the 3rd, but you should still be able to have a lot of fun with these - and you'll still create a good sound.

 

Gdg tuning:

CigarBox101%203%20string%20chords%20Gdg%20tuning.pdf

 

DAd tuning:

CigarBox101%203%20string%20chords%20DAd%20tuning.pdf

Views: 25486

Replies to This Discussion

Hey Sammy,

 

I also started on ukulele.  Been playing tenor for a few years off and on - I mostly just play chords to songs I find online.  In my opinion making the transition to CBG is pretty easy.  I just need to take the time to make a fretted instrument now that I'm tired of playing slide.

 

I hope the charts work out for you,

Michael

Great info. thanks.kB

Does anyone know of any linux programs to make charts like these?

Just an FYI. I've been using a chord chart for a Greek Bouzuki. They are 3 string and usually tuned to dad.

Is this chart for slide on a fret less or just a fretted guitar with fingers?

Here's an AI tool I made for generating chord inversions for any 3 string tuning: http://pbrown.me/cbg.html It's saved me a lot of time!

RSS

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor


Recommended Links & Resources


Discussion Forum

Chord charts for 3 string open tuning

Started by Michael Glenn. Last reply by BUGGSY Sep 25. 20 Replies

Pentatonic scale in GDG tuning

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by BrianQ. Nov 13, 2019. 4 Replies

Confused with open E scales on a three string. Is there a lack of info for a reason?

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Apr 28, 2016. 11 Replies

The moment it starts to click.

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Mar 28, 2016. 20 Replies

Fat finger syndrome or just need to keep practicing?

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Feb 28, 2016. 13 Replies

Chord charts for 3 string gbe tuning

Started by Michael Glenn. Last reply by Wayfinder May 11, 2015. 5 Replies

Bad habits

Started by PinetreeJoe. Last reply by Tom T Dec 19, 2014. 12 Replies

hi

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Seasick Mick Aug 6, 2014. 1 Reply

free CBG lessons

Started by Rick McKeon. Last reply by Rick McKeon Jul 14, 2014. 6 Replies

Cigar Box Guitar Ideas for improving.......

Started by Joe Cribb. Last reply by Pete Turner May 22, 2014. 3 Replies

3 String Theory Charts and Tab Sheets

Started by Swamp Dawg Primal Music. Last reply by Joe Cribb Feb 4, 2014. 11 Replies

Keys please?

Started by Patrick Curley. Last reply by Joe Cribb Feb 4, 2014. 5 Replies

U2's Wild Honey

Started by Rob Uker. Last reply by James Myers Jul 31, 2013. 1 Reply

tuning a 4 string

Started by Marcus P. Clarke. Last reply by Michael Recchione Feb 10, 2013. 1 Reply

To use....or not to use, thumb and finger picks?

Started by Keith Stanford. Last reply by Patrick Curley Jan 5, 2013. 3 Replies

songs to learn for a begginer.

Started by howling. Last reply by Patrick Curley Jan 5, 2013. 30 Replies

Movies = BLUES GUITAR

Started by Keith Stanford. Last reply by Patrick Curley Jan 5, 2013. 9 Replies

Examples of other types of music on CBG?

Started by Michael Recchione. Last reply by Uncle John Dec 19, 2012. 1 Reply

Blog Posts

Leonard Cohen Life

Posted by Keith Rearick on October 7, 2021 at 11:18am 0 Comments

CBGer’s Lament

Posted by Ghostbuttons on October 3, 2021 at 12:11am 0 Comments

Sasquatch!

Posted by Mark E. Martinsen on September 29, 2021 at 8:39pm 3 Comments

Prototyping with a big ol' wine box

Posted by Ben on September 23, 2021 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Mr. Bells

Posted by Stephen Cohen on September 4, 2021 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Latest Activity

RTZGUITARS commented on RTZGUITARS's video
Thumbnail

Thank You Mr. Lynas

"Thanks Folks."
32 minutes ago
Order99 liked Martin's discussion Drawings or pictures on the box
2 hours ago
Darryl Tuttle posted a status
"Ended walking into someone’s living room… Did find right place after that, bought a plate and mug….pictures to follow"
2 hours ago
Darryl Tuttle posted a status
"Somehow got wrong street address when going to see pottery shop that sells things made by Dave Lynas. Had right number 1924..wrong street"
2 hours ago
AGP # commented on the anonymous pick's photo
Thumbnail

swamp witch guitars arsenal 5

""WOW" "WOW", Outstanding Pick, what  Combo, Luv the Frankenstein -ish work…"
2 hours ago
Chuck Hunsinger commented on Mark E. Martinsen's blog post Sasquatch!
"That's cool, love the creativity!"
3 hours ago
AGP # liked the anonymous pick's photo
3 hours ago
AGP # liked the anonymous pick's photo
3 hours ago
AGP # liked the anonymous pick's photo
3 hours ago
AGP # liked the anonymous pick's photo
3 hours ago
AGP # liked Ghostbuttons's photo
3 hours ago
AGP # liked Cigar Box Nation's video
3 hours ago

Music

© 2021   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->