Mandolin / Irish Tenor Banjo Fingerboard Chart

Left-hand fingering for mandolin:
First and second frets-index, third and fourth frets-middle,
fifth and sixth frets-ring, seventh and eighth frets-pinky.

Left-hand fingering for Irish tenor banjo:

First and second frets-index, third fret-middle, fourth fret-ring, fifth fret-ring or pinky, seventh fret, pinky.
When going up and down from the fifth to seventh frets on the first string for
G-G# to-A or A to G-G# sequences, slide  the middle finger along the neck.
Suggested string gauges for octave tenor banjo: G-.40, D-.30, A-.20, E-.10.


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