Below are fretboard diagrams of commonly used scales in music along with a brief description of the scale.

Major Scale

The major scale is a 7-note, diatonic scale. It is the centerpiece of music and the scale from which chords and other scales are built.
Major scale position 1

Major Scale – Position 1

Major scale position 2

Major Scale – Position 2

Major scale position 3

Major Scale – Position 3

Major scale position 4

Major Scale – Position 4

Major scale position 5

Major Scale – Position 5

Minor Scale

The minor scale is a 7-note, diatonic scale.
Minor scale position 1

Minor Scale – Position 1

Minor scale position 2

Minor Scale – Position 2

Minor scale position 3

Minor Scale – Position 3

Minor scale position 4

Minor Scale – Position 4

Minor scale position 5

Minor Scale – Position 5

Major Pentatonic Scale

The major pentatonic scale is a 5-note scale derived from the Root, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, and 6th intervals of the major scale.
Major pentatonic scale position 1

Major Pentatonic Scale – Position 1

Major pentatonic scale position 3

Major Pentatonic Scale – Position 2

Major pentatonic scale position 3

Major Pentatonic Scale – Position 3

Major pentatonic scale position 4

Major Pentatonic Scale – Position 4

Major pentatonic scale position 5

Major Pentatonic Scale – Position 5

Minor Pentatonic Scale

The minor pentatonic scale is a 5-note scale derived from the root, 3rd (♭3), 4th, 5th (♭5) and 7th (♭7) intervals of the minor scale.
Minor pentatonic scale position 1

Minor Pentatonic Scale – Position 1

Minor pentatonic scale position 2

Minor Pentatonic Scale – Position 2

Minor pentatonic scale position 3

Minor Pentatonic Scale – Position 3

Minor pentatonic scale position 4

Minor Pentatonic Scale – Position 4

Minor pentatonic scale position 5

Minor Pentatonic Scale – Position 5

Major Blues Scale

The major blues scale is the major pentatonic scale with a ♭3 note added.
Major blues scale position 1

Major Blues Scale – Position 1

Major blues scale position 2

Major Blues Scale – Position 2

Major blues scale position 3

Major Blues Scale – Position 3

Major blues scale position 4

Major Blues Scale – Position 4

Major blues scale position 5

Major Blues Scale – Position 5

Minor Blues Scale

The minor blues scale is the minor pentatonic scale with a ♭5 note added.
Minor blues scale position 1

Minor Blues Scale – Position 1

Minor blues scale position 2

Minor Blues Scale – Position 2

Minor blues scale position 3

Minor Blues Scale – Position 3

Minor blues scale position 4

Minor Blues Scale – Position 4

Minor blues scale position 5

Minor Blues Scale – Position 5

Harmonic Minor

The harmonic minor scale is the natural minor scale with a raised 7th interval.
Harmonic minor position 1

Harmonic Minor – Position 1

Harmonic minor scale position 2

Harmonic Minor – Position 2

Harmonic Minor Scale position 3

Harmonic Minor Scale – Position 3

Harmonic minor scale position 4

Harmonic Minor Scale – Position 4

Harmonic minor scale position 5

Harmonic Minor Scale – Position 5