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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers 8" length

8" length

Item # 4577
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$37.88

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers 16" length

16" length

Item # 4578
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$49.36

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers 24" length

24" length

Item # 4579
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$77.55

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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 abrassive 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 levelers

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If you need to level frets, this is your tool. If you could get only one the 16" would be my choice.

5.0

fret leveler

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wish i bought this awhile ago too, works good, a lot faster than the blocks or the 6" diamond levelers because i can do most of the frets at the same time, so less chance of getting error. now they need to do one of these with the diamond coatings, the paper likes to tear off on the ends, and once that happens, need to replace the whole piece, a tad wasteful.

5.0

Awesome!

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This is my first time leveling and it works simply enough!

4.0

Comes in handy

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I have a 16" beam for guitars and an 8" for fall away and short scale instruments. Works well the 3M self adhesive paper 320 grit for leveling. They're heavy, so just let the tool's weight do the work.

5.0

Worth every cent!

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Purchased 24" with 3M's self adhesive 5760 400-grit. So easy and quick to get the job done and excellent job.

5.0

Heavy and flat

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This is great for hand-sanding a compound radius. There is ample room for a comfortable grip, and the significant heft makes sanding easier compared to a lighter implement. Great tool!

5.0

Take the guess work out of fret leveling

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A must have tool for fret leveling work. Having the right tools makes any job a breaze.

5.0

Totally cool

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I use the fret leveler with 400 grit to start my leveling but switch to a 300 grit file for the fall away.

5.0

Works great!!!

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I bought the 8 and 16 inch beams.. geat for fret leveling a good straight sanding block for a body and level surface for sanding down a nut blank.. Thank you stew mac.

5.0

make life easy

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This and the self-adhesive sandpapers, Item 5772, made leveling fingerboard and frets accurately a breeze.

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