"What tools do I need to build a kit?" A frequent question! We offer easy-to-order sets of the tools that kit builders find most useful.
Tool Set for Building a Triple-0 Guitar Kit includes:
#0862 6" Fret Leveler File
#0842 Luthier's File Set
#0654 Rectangular Scraper Blade
#3850 18" Precision Straightedge
#1296 Deadblow Fretting Hammer
#3227 Bridge Pin Hole Reamer
#1602 Medium 3-Corner Fret Dressing File
#4905 StewMac Shop Rule
#1939 Micro-Mesh Fret Dressing Stick with 14 belts
#0619 Fret Cutters
#0827 0.016" Nut Slotting File
#0832 0.035" Nut Slotting File
#1298-B Binding Router Bit
#1298-060 0.060" Binding Router Bearing
#1298-100 0.100" Binding Router Bearing
Binding Channels: Router or Dremel?
The Binding Router Bit and bearings listed above are for use with a router (sold separately). If you rout your binding channels with a Dremel tool, consider our Precision Router Set.
Clamps (sold separately)
Acoustic Guitar Kit Clamp Set
Finishing Materials (sold separately)
ColorTone Aerosol Finishing Kit
For a complete list of all the tools and supplies recommended to assemble your kit, see the Triple-O Guitar Kit Instructions. Though all of these tools aren't necessary to build your kit, they make many assembly steps easier and more professional. Tools available here at Stewart-MacDonald are linked for more information.