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8" Radius Blocks

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7-1/4" radius

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14" radius

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15" radius

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16" radius

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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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5.0

Excellent!

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Nothing else to say but what I said in the title.

5.0

Got Wood?

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Well made & accurate. I'm consistently impressed with these sanding blocks and continue to expand my collection.

5.0

Great but a bit narrow for 5-string bass neck

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I used this block to level the Super Glue treatment of a fretless 5-string bass neck's fretboard. Had I checked the neck's top-end width before purchasing this block, I would have realized that it wouldn't be wide enough to sand the upper 1/3 of the neck's fretboard, so that's my error. Even so, this block worked great for the lower 2/3 of the 5-string bass neck. I followed Dan Erlewine's "Super Glue Savior" method and the block helped me to achieve a very acceptably smooth and glossy fretboard finish.

4.0

Excellent Tool

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The radius sanding block works wonders for those round over jobs on fret boards. I purchased the 20" radii block and it did a great job. I was amazed how fast it shaped the fret board. It left a perfect radii and smooth finish. If you tried this w/o the block you would be in a world of hurt and probably have to buy several new fret boards.

4.0

8" radius blocks

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I check each with a straightedge along the string line & they have been pretty much always dead-on. Price is reasonable too!

4.0

Good but need the option of a longer version

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These are great but could have been made longer. If twisting seems to be a concern a couple of reinforcement rods could be inserted. I just can't justify paying for the aluminum version that is 18" long. Being shorter doesn't seem to give you the warm and fuzzy feeling that the whole neck is uniformly covered. going over it again with my ground flat bottom bar that runs the whole length of the neck (added step) seems redundant. Overall good

5.0

Wood Radius Block 

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Great tool - I used this along with self stick sand paper to radius a flat fret board. Took it right down. Really easy to control and gave a nice radius up and down the board. I also used it to clamp the neck down after resetting it. Highly recommended and worked super for me.

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RADIUS GOOD

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Wow it work so fine and so easy

5.0

Superb Tool

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I love these things. A perfect precision cut block. Worked flawlessly.

5.0

Radiused sanding block

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I used this block and a 12" radiused blaock to true up my fretboard on my own guitar. This is a great tool, and is a big help when sanding and radiusing the fretboard.

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