F Diminished Guitar Chord Fingering

F dim position 1 guitar chord diagram

The intervals of this chord are Root, Minor Third, and diminished Fifth

Name variations for the Fdim chord:

  • F Diminished
  • F Dim
  • F Diminished Triad
  • F Ø
  • Fdim

The Fdim chord is made up of the notes F, Ab, and Cb

Diminished chords have the diminished 5th interval instead of the perfect 5th, which creates a lot of tension in the sound.

Notes in the F dim chord:

FAbCb

Chord formula for the Diminished chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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Guitar Patterns for the F Diminished chord

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Position 1
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F dim position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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F dim position 6 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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F dim position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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F dim position 7 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
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F dim position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
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F dim position 3 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
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F dim position 1 guitar chord diagram

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Use Fretboard Maps To Build Chords Along All The Fretboard

Chord tones in te F dim chord

You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below.

b5
1
b3
1
b5
1
b3
b5
b3
1
b3
b5
b5
1
b3
b5
1
b3
b5

These maps show you the tones in a chord all along the fretboard. They are incredibly helpful because allow you to:

  • Create new voicings on the fly, across all the neck
  • Improvise targeting the right notes
  • Unlock the fretboard and expand the CAGED system.

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