Measure from the floor to the belly button to determine a child’s scale length
24 in = 40 cm
26 in = 45 cm
28.5 in = 50 cm
33.5 in = 55 cm
35.5 in = 60 cm
36.75 in = 63 cm
Higher = 65 cm or full size
Determine Your Child's Size
Many manufactures go by 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and full size. This system can mean many different things depending on who built the guitar. The neck width, body size, and depth can vary a lot on the same scale guitar.
At Gringo Star, we go by centimeters for the scale (length of the string) which is more accurate and has more possibilities for proper sizing for your child.
Use this sizing chart to help you figure out the size you will need: