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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

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excellent tool - makes accurate fret work so much easier than hammering

5.0

To a man with a hammer...

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My first three necks had hammered in frets. It took a long time to hammer them in, then it took me a long time to file the frets even.

This went right into my drill press, pressed them in quickly, VERY little filing afterwards.

Never going back to hammering...

5.0

Great improvement over hammering frets

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I use it with a drill-press and get great results. Most helpful for bolt-on necks! I saved some money buying just the caul since I was also buying a "Jaws" and can use the brass inserts that comes with it.

5.0

Such a time saver!!!

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I use mine in my drill press and can't tell you how much time and aggravation this tool saves me. Perfectly pressed frets every time!!

5.0

What's a hammer?

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After years of cave-manning it we discovered this bad boy. We use it daily in the shop.

5.0

Made the Job easy.

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This set made my first fret job a lot less stressful. Easy to use in my drill press.

5.0

Life Saver

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I'm a rookie and made a fretboard with dragon tails inlaid into it - the first fret I tried to inlay with a hammer BUSTED my inlays - a friend suggested this fret caul from Stew Mac and some filing beforehand and DANG! the frets were done in about an hour - thanks StewMac!

5.0

Awesome tool for fretting.

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I used this caul in my bench drill press and will never again hammer frets. The time saved pressing the frets and the reduced leveling required to set up the guitar makes this a worth while tool.

5.0

I will never hammer in frets again

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I read that Dan Armstrong championed the fret press in the late 60Æs IÆm sure he wasnÆt the first but I have always thought he was an innovative thinker so I naturally had to try it for myself.

When I was at Roberto Venn we hammered in our frets and dressed them trueà never again.

I talked with a friend who works for Grosh Guitars he said they use the same kind rig.

Do yourself a favor and use this piece of gear figure out how to use it and step away from the hammer.

5.0

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Works great if your drill press is good enough......mine wasnt. I ended up getting the actual fret press and its great.

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