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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers 8" length

8" length

Item # 4577
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$39.89

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers 16" length

16" length

Item # 4578
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$51.85

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers 24" length

24" length

Item # 4579
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$81.38

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers

About This Item

Precision-ground for flatness.
Fast, accurate leveling tools for the pro shop.

Each heavyweight rectangular 1" x 2" steel tube is precision-ground for flatness on the narrow sides. Attach abrasive to quickly level frets or level an unfretted fingerboard. The tool's edges are smooth to prevent gouging.

Available in three lengths, to level any fingerboard.

Roger Sadowsky, ace builder and repairman, wrote us to say:
"I have been leveling fingerboards and frets for 30 years and thought I was pretty set in my ways. However, I have recently tried the 16" steel levelers (#4578) and man, talk about teaching an old dog new tricks! My fingerboards have never been better, and they work much better than files for leveling frets. Thank you again, StewMac!!!"

Cut and stick!
3M Stikit Gold Paper Self-adhesive Abrasives are the right width for our leveling and radius sanding tools. Attach 80 through 220-grits for radiusing and leveling the fingerboard, and 220 through 400-grits for leveling the frets.

Works on stainless frets, too!
All of our tools are suitable for use on stainless-steel fretwire, with the exception of our Fret Tang Nippers. Modern stainless-steel fretwire is known to be harder than the traditional nickel-silver blends, but our own shop experience indicates the wire does not cause premature wear of files or sandpapers.


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Fret/Fingerboard Leveler

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Verified Buyer


This is a well made precision toll that we use on our fret leveling procedure. It is very high quality and what you would expect from Stew-Mac

5.0

Very goooood!

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Verified Buyer


Very goooood! tank you

5.0

Sweet Precision 

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Verified Buyer


I must admit, I was tempted to try to find a cheaper solution on Ebay. After looking at left over junk from someone's metal shop I had an epiphany, Now is not a good time to clown around. Precision work demands precision tools. This thing is so sweet I shed a small tear the moment I held it.

5.0

Not cheap - but worth it

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Verified Buyer


This is a very nice quality sanding beam. I hesitated to buy it at first because of the price, but I'm not sorry I bought it. (bought the 16") It is very sturdy and heavy gage stainless steel and it appears to be precision ground on a surface grinder (on both sides). I also like the heavily chamfered ends. That's a nice touch and will prevent some issues from happening when leveling frets. If you're looking at one of these, just do it. It's not cheap, but it's very high quality and it will last forever.

4.0

Gift purchase

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Bought as a gift so cannot rate, however the recipient likes your products, so he should be happy with this

5.0

This is what you need for a perfect fretjob!

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Verified Buyer


it's very easy to work with, it's very accurate and the weight of a beam is perfect. 24'' length is best for basses but also good for guitars so if you want to have only one beam for everything this is the best choice!

5.0

this is what you need for perfect fretjob!

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Verified Buyer


It's very easy to work with, 24'' length is perfect for basses but works on guitars too. I'm very satisfied with accuracy and weight of a beam. If you wanna use only one beam for everything, than 24'' is the best choice

5.0

Great Tool!

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Verified Buyer


Brings my fretwork to a new level!

5.0

Works great

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Verified Buyer


I got the 16" and the 24" years ago. I found I use the 24" on guitars as well as bass's. It hits the ends of the fingerboard at the same time and takes care of the ramping that happens at the end of some fingerboards. I use them everyday.

5.0

Excellent Product

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Verified Buyer


I was impressed by the weight. It makes for a steady platform for sanding your frets! Great product!

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