Essential Pearl Cutting Tool Kit, Complete set

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Cutting platform has a blower nozzle that connects to a gentle air stream, keeping the pearl dust-free as you work.

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Essential Pearl Cutting Tool Kit, Complete set

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Cutting platform has a blower nozzle that connects to a gentle air stream, keeping the pearl dust-free as you work.

Your pattern is always in view for accurate cutting. Clamp the jig to the edge of your workbench, hold the pearl flat over the jig hole, and saw vertically on the downstroke.

Wooden Pearl Cutting Jig platform measures 14" x 2-1/2".

Air stream is conducted from mini air pump to the jig's blower nozzle through a 4 foot hose.

Complete set includes these items:

Pearl Cutting Jig
Cutting platform with blower nozzle.
Mini Air Pump
Includes hose. Mini Air Pump is a 120-volt AC electrical appliance with a U.S. standard Type A plug with two flat parallel prongs, ungrounded.
Inlay Tracing Scribe
Fine-point steel scribe for tracing pearl outlines on wood.
Pearl Cutting Saw and Blades
Delicate control for intricate cutting. Includes 12 medium, 12 fine, and 12 extra-fine blades.
Cutting Lubricant
Extends the life of your cutting tools by reducing heat and friction.
Pearl Inlay Book
Instructions for grinding, sawing, routing and gluing abalone and mother-of-pearl, and much more.

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Ratings & Reviews

Essential Pearl Cutting Tool Kit, Complete set

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Pearl Cutting Jig

By Gusty from Ro
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, July 06, 2012

A good product

Pearl Cutting Jig

By Jim Griffin from Birmingham, AL
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Overall, the cutting jig is a good product. I modified mine with a wooden top hood, rectangular opening under the hood, so that a 3" wide vacuum attachment could be mounted under the opening. When I am cutting, I attach the vacuum hose, and all the shell dust is removed. The vacuum is located outside the shop, via a long hose. Works great!

Nice set up

By McFudd from S.W. MI
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, December 26, 2011

This type of work is new to me. It has taken some practice... I'm getting there. Being leery of the dust from the shell, I've added a small vac to collect the dust with a screen over the end of the hose to prevent my work from following the dust too closely.

Pearl Cutting Jig

By Russ DeVerniero from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, December 02, 2011

In all honesty, after receiving it and looking it over, I find the design a little flawed. The air nozzle is some what intrusive into the work area and I don't really need that function very often. I prefer a V shaped work area for better handling of larger pieces. In Robinson's book he has a design that is much more practical.

New beauty to my instruments

By Andy Keeling from Dublin, Ireland
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Since i have bought this product I've never looked back. My first guitar featured coat buttons as fret markers because i hadn't a clue how to go about inlaying pearl. Now, it's a completely different ball game. No instrument comes out of my shop without some custom inlay.

Pearl cutting jig is awesome!

By toddler68 from Cincinnati, OH
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, March 03, 2011

I bought this setup knowing it was going to simplify my inlay work, but I was absolutely amazed at how easily it cuts through abalone. It takes a little more time to saw through thicker MOP but as long as you keep applying the cutting lubricant, your results will be fantastic. My only complaint is that the lubricant builds up on the work piece and I find it hard sometimes to follow the pattern. But I haven't even hooked up the little blower yet, so that may resolve the issue. Overall, I'm very pleased with this kit.

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