Hey guitar players! You wanna try something different and play a uke? Wondering what’s the difference?
This is how to turn a (standard) guitar into a (standard) ukulele:
A ukulele is 5 frets higher and uses the four high pitched strings, as demoed by my fingers. The guitar’s DGBE is the uke’s GCEA.
A guitar player could pick up a ukulele, start playing, and probably sound fantastic, but everything will be 5 semitones off. Your G is our C.
You could learn to transpose your chords, or you can “cheat”: Play a baritone ukulele. It’s tuned DGBE the same as a guitar.