Fret Cutter

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Spend less time filing fret ends!
This is the best tool for trimming the ends off fretwire.

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Fret Cutter

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Fret Cutter for trimming fret ends

After installing new frets, the flush-cut jaws of a fret cutter trim the fret ends.


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Spend less time filing fret ends!
This is the best tool for trimming the ends off fretwire.

A Stewart-MacDonald exclusive, our custom-made steel cutter has improved features you won't find on hardware store nippers.

The jaws are specially hardened for fret work, and they're profiled and flush-ground to cut the wire close to the fretboard. The result is a cleaner cut without pulling the wire, so you'll need to do less filing. Longer rubber-coated handles allow better access to the frets over a guitar body.

1" (25.4mm) jaw width, 8" (203.20mm) length.

Not recommended for use with stainless-steel fretwire.

Essential for Fretting
This item is 1 of the 7 tools included in our Essential Fretting Tool Set, a compilation of tools you'll need for the fundamentals of fret work. The set also includes our book, Fret Work Step-By-Step by Erick Coleman with Dan Erlewine.


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5.0

Like Buttah

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I love these snips. I dove into my first fret job on a guinnea pig neck and bought all the necessities from StewMac. These cutters snip fret wire like they were "buttah". The leverage you get from the length of the handles makes the perfect mechanical advantage for the job. When you use the right tools you always win.

5.0

Fret Cutter

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This is an excellent value tool. I have made hundreds of cuts and it still cuts cleanly and easily. I only cut "standard" wire though - nothing too hard.

4.0

fret cutter

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Nice cut! but unfortunately, not made for hard fret fire. do the trick for soft wire and many "wire-like" cuting such as strings and electronic wire

5.0

A Must have

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If you are gonna work in any way with frets...you are gonna need the fret cutter. Don't bother trying to grind your own, just pony up and save yourself the time.

5.0

Fret Cutters

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A little arthritis made cutting frets with small hardware store nippers difficult and painful. The Stewart-MacDonald nippers made it easy and clean, and made the rest of the job simple.

5.0

Essential

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To cut fret wire couldn't be easier, the right tool for the right job.

5.0

super handy.

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so nice to work with this in bending frets and Cut!

TRy it, but be sure! use this only for his JOB!

5.0

Essential Tool!

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Great, great quality from StewMac!

5.0

Perfect for what I need nice Tool

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Perfect for what I need nice Tool

5.0

 Fret Cutter

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these fret cutters are great

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