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8" Radius Blocks

About This Item

Accurately true or change a fingerboard's radius and level frets.
We make these hardwood blocks for use with Stikit Abrasives, to radius a fretboard quickly, accurately and without guesswork.

Shaping fingerboards: use 80 through 220-grit
Leveling frets: use 220 through 400-grit

When working on compound radius fretboards, simply change blocks as you progress along the neck.

Dimensions: 8" (203.20mm) long x 2-3/4" (69.85mm) wide

See our shorter blocks for spot leveling, and for use as clamping cauls when gluing frets.

What's your radius?
Quickly find the curvature of a fingerboard or bridge with a set of radius gauges. Use them frequently to check your work as you smooth or shape a fingerboard or frets: a quick visual check keeps you from accidentally altering the shape—a mistake that's easy to make and hard to fix.

Radius Gauges


Instructions

Product Instructions

Radius Block Basics

An explanation of the different uses of a radiused sanding block.

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8" radius blocks

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I like them. Two things; Rock maple and sell me the length I want. I used them as clamping cauls and they did work although I was not happy that I made a series of dents in the wood. rock maple would be better for clamping. I would like to see them in 12", 16" or any length I need.

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Radius Block

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Quality & accurate radius blocks. I'm become more confident doing fretting works.

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precise radius

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The radius blocks are very precise, to make all the radius on the fingerboard, I can make any compound radius I want to. They are also effective as much for the frets as for the fingerboard.

5.0

Excellent  sanding blocks

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I bought the 9.5 and 12 radius 8" long and I must say that I am surprise how good they are.Very easy to use with the Stikit Gold Paper Self-adhesive Abrasives.

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Dual Purpose & Works Great For Both

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These are exactly the right tool for the job when you need to level frets or a fretboard. I bought one for that, and it worked beautifully. I bought a second one (same 16" radius) for use in clamping the fretboard to the neck. No configuration of wood blocks will provide the same even clamping pressure. Do yourself a favour. Buy a couple of these and save a lot of headaches in your next glue-up.

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Good stuff

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Nice tool used it a lot !

5.0

Works like a charm.

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Lasts a long time too.

5.0

A good tool

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Needs no improvement.

5.0

I paint these

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I paint mine in different finishes, for easy identification. I also place .020 ABS plastic on the bottoms. This helps to keep them clean and true.

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These are great

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I have been using these for years and forgot to write a review before now. They are perfect to use with the Stikit Abrasives!

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StewMac PDF Catalog, page 10 See 8" Radius Blocks
on page 10 of our StewMac Digital Catalog