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Fret Press Caul, Caul only

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Fret Press Caul, Caul only

Fret Press Caul, Caul only

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Fret Press Caul with 5 Fret Press Inserts

Fret Press Caul with 5 Fret Press Inserts

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Fret Press Caul, Caul only

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Use your drill press! Our self-leveling steel fretting caul has a 3/8" shank to fit your shop arbor press or your drill press.

Includes five grooved/radiused brass inserts (6", 7-1/4", 9-1/2", 12" and 16").

Additional radii are available: Fret Press Inserts


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5.0

Awesome product

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I'm making my first Guitar and the concept of the neck and frets scared the crap out of me. I found that StewMac has all the right tools and this is one of the best. I used the Fret Press Caul in my drill press and the Neck support under the neck to insert my frets. For kicks, I tried hammering one in a sample and there was no comparison. They made my life simple and professional looking neck. A must buy!!

4.0

Modified for my use

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I don't use mine in my press. I have modified the unit by welding the chuck bit verticle. I use a light hammer to tap frets into place. It gives me an even push on the entire fret to the radius of the neck.

5.0

does what it should

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in combination with the neck support it works like a dream. Fast and easy!

5.0

Cool Caul

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This is a quick, safe for the guitar and non noisy method for installing frets. You are best to use this with the fret press from Stewmac.

5.0

I love it!

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Fretting is so much easier with the caul. Get them in, get it done, move on. Leave the hammers to the carpenters.

5.0

Good investment

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After years of smacking frets in with a hammer this is one of the best tools I've bought, and no mre pounding on beautiful instruments.

5.0

Quiet, Good and Consistent !!!!!

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easy fit on any Drill Press also you can adapt it to almost any Arbor Press. Thank You StewMac!!!!!!!!!!

5.0

Works great.

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Works great with just a simple drill press. Frets must be radiused correctly for best results.

5.0

Very quiet and consistent

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If you can, try to press the frets. Not only will your customers be happier (and this would mean more customers), but it's also a lot quieter to press frets than hammer them. I have received many noise complaints from neighbors by hammering frets because especially on larger, difficult to hammer frets the operation was very noisy. The only downfall to this is that you can't really do this with acoustic guitars over the soundboard, and it's also harder on set neck guitars such as most Gibson guitars. You can probably angle the caul in your drill press to reach it, assuming your drill press is large enough. If you live overseas get this one, and modify a stock arbor press you get from your country to fit this... otherwise use your drill press. The Stewmac arbor press system may cost too much to ship overseas, this adapter is much lighter.

5.0

Very usefull !

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I fix it in my drill, and frets are enjoy to down in the slot precisely. Nice tool!!!

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