Learn Guitar - Major scales guitar fretboard positioning exercise
This figure illustrate how to rehearse a natural major scale. The major scale contains steps or intervals 2½ and 3½ (1-1-½-1-1-1-½ ).
Suitable chords would be, when using a c major scale:
Cmaj7 - Dm - Em - Fmaj - G - Am - Bm(b5):
If you start the scale in position 6, you will get the natural minor feel. 1-½-1-1-½-1-1